This year, we are pleased to be able to award one BWPA Scholarship to a female aviation enthusiast, in proud memory of 624 (Special Duties) Squadron Royal Air Force.

The scholarship, provided by, covers £1,250 towards the flying costs (including instructor where applicable) of your own special mission.

  • This scholarship encourages applicants to choose a special mission that is meaningful to them.
  • Applications will be judged on the most appealing challenge, as agreed by the members of the selection panel.
  • The applicant does not need to have a pilot licence and may choose to fly with an instructor.
  • There are no age restrictions, but applicants under the age of 18 must have a parent’s/guardian’s permission.

All applicants must be members of the BWPA. Applications are not restricted to UK citizens or residents, but winners must carry out their scholarship flying in the UK or Channel Islands. The BWPA is an inclusive organisation; we welcome applications from any woman.

Your application

To apply, please read our scholarship terms and conditions and complete the form below before 17:00 on Thursday 26 May 2022.

The selection panel will include a representative. The panel may contact you with further questions and may request an interview (which would be via Zoom), and will contact your named supporter if you are shortlisted.

Scholarship winners will have the opportunity to be formally congratulated at our Christmas Lunch and Awards ceremony in December 2022, at a date and venue yet to be decided.

The BWPA and reserve the right to make no award if no suitable candidates are identified.

If you have any questions or are unable to complete the application online, please email us.

Please note that the numbers given beneath the text boxes in the application form below refer to the maximum number of characters permitted.

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