Ninety-Nines, EAA Accepting Applications For Solo Scholarship


The Ninety-Nines and EAA will award a $3,000 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship to provide a young woman (age 16-20 at any time during 2016 calendar year) who wants to learn to fly with financial support for flight training through first solo and beyond. In addition, the winner will receive a King School flight training course to prepare for the written exam and check ride.

The scholarship will be awarded during the WomenVenture activities at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh on July 27, 2016. The deadline for applications is July 1, 2016. Additional information, a scholarship flyer and scholarship rules can be found at

The Ninety-Nines are grateful to Lightspeed Aviation Foundation, the Ventura County chapter of the Ninety-Nines, EAA and the King School for their support of this scholarship and to Ennect Event and Elliance for hosting the scholarship web site.

The scholarship honors the memory of Karen Johnson, the Ventura County 99s Chapter Chair who perished in 2013 while flying frost control in Delano, California.