The Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship

For Young Women Who Want to Learn to Fly

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Ninety-Nines to Award 2017 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship at Oshkosh


The Ninety-Nines will award a $3,000 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship to provide a young woman (age 16-20 at any time during 2017 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 Schools flight training course to prepare for a written exam and check ride. The scholarship will be awarded at the Aviation Appreciation Dinner at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh on July 25, 2017.  For dinner info and reservations:

The scholarship honors the  memory of Karen Johnson, a beloved member and chapter chair of the Ventura County Ninety-Nines, who perished in 2013 while flying frost control in Delano, California.

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



Ventura County Ninety-Nines