Born from a desire to become a global leader in the advancement of women in aviation through education, promotion, mentorship and empowerment, L.I.F.T. is primarily a private Facebook group of over 6,000 women pilots and student pilots. As we grow our 501(c)3 organization we will grow our presence in other more public forums like this one.

Scholarships

Thanks to generous donations from our members and supporters we are able to provide our own scholarships. We will also be providing links to other scholarship resources to help you maximize your opportunities to pursue your dreams. 

Help us provide more scholarships to deserving women by clicking on the DONATE button on the left side of the home page. Every dollar helps.

NEW! Deadline to apply is November 30, 2020

LIFT Certified Flight Instructor Scholarship

Two scholarships of up to $1,500 each are available for a woman pilot working on an FAA Flight Instructor Certificate.  The successful candidate will have a clear plan for training completion, use of their new certificate and for giving back to the aviation community. The award money will be provided directly to the successful candidate’s flight school upon receipt for expenses related to exam prep courses, written/practical exam fees, instructor fees, airplane rental, and/or fuel for training aircraft.

Download application: HERE


Already awarded in 2020 - Window to apply closed on July 30:

LIFT Private Pilot Scholarship
A $2,000 scholarship is available for a student pilot of all ages working on her private pilot’s license. The successful candidate will have a promising plan for training completion and for giving back to the aviation community. The award money will be provided directly to the successful candidate’s flight training program. 

LIFT Advanced Training Scholarship
Advanced training will include an instrument rating, commercial training, or multi-engine add-on. The successful candidate will be provided $2,000 through her flight training program to go towards her training.

LIFT Specialized Training Scholarship
A $1,000 scholarship to be used towards training that aims to improve skill without necessarily leading to a certificate—tailwheel endorsements, upset recovery training, an introduction to aerobatics, the sky is the limit! Just tell us what you need the money for!

To be eligible for any of the aforementioned scholarships, the applicant must be a member of the LIFT Facebook community.