FRANCESCA NORRIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

In memory of Francesca Norris, who was a dedicated and respected flight instructor, ISA+21 awards two scholarships each year to aspiring female airline pilots.  Even though Francesca’s dream of becoming an airline pilot was not realized, this scholarship will advance many women on a path to reach that dream.  The scholarships are for advanced flight instructor training programs and will assist women pilots in a career that Francesca loved. 

Prerequisite Information

Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • Hold an FAA Commercial Pilots License or equivalent
  • Hold an Instrument Rating
  • In pursuit of a career as an airline pilot
  • Hold a current first class medical certificate

Conditions:

  • Only one Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship Award is allowed in a lifetime
  • Applicants may apply for both the FNMS & ISA+21 Financial Scholarship in a given year
  • Applicants may apply as many times as they wish
  • Training will be conducted at US Aviation Academy or approved flight school
  • Funds will be paid directly to the approved training organization
  • The winner is responsible for travel, housing, and personal expenses during training
  • Open to female applicants, as indicated on their pilot certificate

Process:

  • Submit required documents by emailing scholarship@isa21.org
  • All applications will be assessed by the Scholarship Committee for eligibility
  • Scholarship entries for our 2021 program close on November 10, 2020
  • The scholarship winner is announced in March of each year

Lauren J.
Flight Training

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Kate C.
Flight Training

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Our 2021 Recipients

In 2021, ISA+21 continued to award Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarships.  Two (2) deserving recipients were awarded $5,000 each in continuance of their flight training.

Are you next? 

ISA+21 awards the innaugural
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarships
at the 2020 WAI Conference

Thank you to our all of our donors who continue to make this award possible!