2020 Type-Rating Scholarship Recipients

Type Rating Scholarships

ISA+21 awards two B737 or A320 type ratings valued each at $10,000 each year. 

Type Rating Scholarship winners will complete their training with Flight Training International in Miami, Dallas, or Denver USA.  

Prerequisite Information

Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • An ATP (or ICAO equivalent) license 
  • A minimum of 2500 hours total flight time
  • A minimum of 500 multi-engine turbine flight time included in the total time, and 
  • A current first class medical certificate
  • In pursuit of a career as an airline pilot


  • Only one Type Rating Scholarship is allowed in a lifetime
  • Applicants may apply as many times as they wish
  • Winner has 18 months to complete training
  • Funds will be paid directly to the approved flight school
  • The winner is responsible for travel, housing, and personal expenses during training
  • Open to female applicants, as indicated on their pilot certificate


  • Submit required documents by emailing scholarship@isa21.org
  • All applications will be assessed by the Scholarship Committee for eligibility
  • Scholarship entries due by November 1st of each year
  • Applicants who reach the finalist stage will be invited for an interview at the Women in Aviation Conference
  •  Winners are announced after the WAI Conference

Crystal C.
B-737 Type Rating

“When I took an introductory lesson, it was love at first flight. The passion ignited within me propelled me to focus, study well, work hard, apply feedback, calm fears, seek mentorship and remain undeterred by challenges. The profound gratitude I have for the women who have inspired me is my motivation to support other women in their goals to become airline pilots."

Maria C.
B-737 Type Rating

"Being born and raised in Korea, I had to face harsh reality; there was no way I could be a pilot in Korea with gender bias. so I made up my mind to go to the United States. This is more than a career ambition. It’s a mission to break barriers and inspire others from different backgrounds to dream big and aim high. I firmly believe that when you see someone in your dream job, that opens up possibilities in your life, just like the one that changed my life forever.”

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