NEW: Forest Protection Limited
Forest Protection Limited (FPL), specializes in aerial work in New Brunswick. The “Xenia Morales - Women In Aviation Scholarship” will support a woman in Agricultural Pilot Training at Battleford Airspray, or an apprentice studying to become an AME. Forest Protection Limited is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, and intends to help develop opportunities for women through this important initiative. Applications are due March 31, 2021. Apply today!
Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship
This scholarship - awarded by Air Canada - targets young women in pursuit of non-traditional aviation careers as commercial pilots or aircraft maintenance engineers who may not have the financial means to do so. It is open to all women who are Canadian citizens who have been accepted, are enrolled, or are considering a post-secondary aviation flight program or aircraft repair and maintenance program.
UPDATE (8 March 2021): The Northern Lights Aero Foundation and Air Canada are pleased to announce four 2020 Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship recipients. They are: Urooj Ali, Toronto, Ontario; Kahina Gagnon, Bromont, Quebec; Winnie Ho, Scarborough, Ontario; and Caitlyn Lam, Richmond, British Columbia; with each receiving $5,000. Read more here.
The Fly Now Awards are semiannual awards of up to $6,000 based on completion of specific training milestones. They are available to Student Pilot Members of The 99s who meet eligibility requirements. To be eligible, applicants must hold a student pilot certificate, have been an official Student Pilot Member one month prior to the application deadline and show financial need.
The Ninety-Nines also offer a $3,000 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship provides a young woman (age 16-20) with financial support for flight training through first solo and beyond.
Women in Aviation International
In the past 20 years, WAI has disbursed more than $10 million to its members to help them reach their goals and advance into the aviation and aerospace careers they have always dreamed about.
Canadian Owners and Pilots Association
The Neil Armstrong Scholarship Fund promotes Canadian pilot development by providing annual scholarships to student pilots in both ab-initio and advanced flight training programs. Created to honour one of Canada’s foremost aviators, the scholarship has helped many Canadian pilots get their start.
Ontario Aerospace Council
The Ontario Aerospace Council is offering FOUR scholarships for the 2020-2021 Academic Year for students going into or currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at a post-secondary institution (college or university) in Ontario. The value of each scholarship is $2,500.00 CAD.
Join the Northern Lights Mentorship Program
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You're looking for professional growth and development, but you don't know where to start. A mentor can be a source of wisdom, support, and encouragement, and a mentoring relationship may be just the boost your career needs.
The Northern Lights Mentorship Program is for everyone in all fields of Aviation and Aerospace. It’s for you at any stage whether you are:
- Imagining a career
- Training for a career
- Developing your career.
Request a mentor, Become a mentor. Or both.
We are! Are you passionate about seeing women succeed in the aviation and aerospace industries? We are looking for a motivated student (up to 30 years old) to work as an executive assistant this summer. Apply through Canada Summer Jobs by June 15, 2020.
Our sponsors recognize the value of diversity in the workplace. Check back here often, to see which of our sponsors are hiring!
Bombardier is hiring! Come work for one of the largest civil aircraft manufacturers! We are looking to hire several positions!
- Category 1 inspectors - posting number ONT00136
- Pilots - posting number ONT00129
Visit our website https://careers.bombardier.com/ to view more information about these wonderful opportunities. Referrals Welcome!
There's a future in the sky
Are you considering a career in aviation? The Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) has launched their Fly Canada campaign to provide you with all the resources you need to get started: information on career pathways, scholarships, FAQs, and events happening near you!