American Airlines/Envoy Engineering Scholarship

Scholarship Name:

American Airlines/Envoy Engineering Scholarship


American Airlines/Envoy will award one $5,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a degree in aeronautical, electrical, or mechanical engineering with a passion to work in the airline/aviation industry. Candidates will be evaluated on academic standing, personal accomplishments, teamwork, leadership skills, community service involvement, and future career aspirations.


Meet all WAI scholarship requirements and guidelines, GPA 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), enrolled in accredited U.S. engineering program, U.S. citizen or permanent resident. To complement the scholarship, American/American Eagle will host the winner with attendance to the Annual Conference (including air travel, hotel and Conference registration).   Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation International by November 1, 2016, and may apply for no more than two scholarships. Internships are not included in the two per member scholarship limit.


Scholarship value $5,000 – Estimated total value $7,000

Application Submission Process and Completion Date:

Applications are due in by mid November in order to be considered for the following year, awarded at the annual Women in Aviation Conference.

Selection Process:

All scholarships, unless otherwise noted, will be awarded during the Annual International Women in Aviation Conference.


New This Year: All scholarships may be applied for electronically through the WAI website. Please submit your application only once you have all of the necessary files ready.

Should you wish to print out the application form and submit your application on paper, all application materials can be submitted in the same envelope.

Scholarship applications must be submitted or postmarked by November 14, 2016. Scholarship application materials may be mailed to WAI Scholarships, 3647 State Route 503 South, West Alexandria, OH 45381.

Download the Application (PDF File)


American Airlines and American Eagle Maintenance & Engineering divisions are vital to the companies’ commitment to provide safe, dependable and friendly air transportation to their customers. As such, they seek to attract top engineering talent who share their passion and interest in the aviation industry.


Women in Aviation International Scholarships


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