Forest Protection

Xenia Morales Scholarship – Women in Aviation

Supporting women in aviation

We are committed to supporting women in succeeding in aviation.

The Xenia Morales Women in Aviation Scholarship is awarded to women pursuing a career in aviation as an aircraft maintenance engineer or agriculture pilot. It aims to provide financial assistance to deserving women passionate about protecting our natural resources while pursuing an aviation career.

  • Estimated Value: $5,000
  • Available Scholarships: One per year
  • Scholarship Year: 2024
  • Application Deadline: June 28, 2024

Pilot applicant

The scholarship will partially fund the total costs of completing a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) or agricultural pilot training. Preference will be given to those enrolled in agricultural pilot training or with a clear career plan to work in a 702 environment.

AME apprentice applicant

The scholarship will partially fund the total costs of completing approved training at a Transport Canada Approved Training Organization (ATO).

How to Apply

Please submit a 500-1000 word essay including:

  • A personal statement describing how this new opportunity would help advance your professional goals and ambitions.
  • Pilot applicants must include a statement about interest in 702 operations.
  • Financial need or other barriers you face or have overcome.
  • Involvement in the aviation community.
  • Other personal accomplishments.

Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Preference is given to New Brunswick residents.

The successful applicant must provide proof of good academic standing or proof of enrolment in their program of study. The scholarship will be paid directly to the training institution.

Submit your essay to titled “Xenia Morales – Women in Aviation Scholarship.” The deadline to submit is 28 June 2024.