Major US Airlines partner with the National Gay Pilots Association to award qualifying applicants with $35,000 in scholarships and a Boeing 737 type rating

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American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines partnered with the National Gay Pilots Association to award total of seven $5,000 scholarships to applicants pursing careers as professional pilots. Alaska Airlines has partnered with the organization to award a Boeing 737 type rating and a future interview opportunity to a qualified applicant.

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The National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) has partnered with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to award a total of seven $5,000 scholarships to qualified applicants pursuing or advancing their careers as professional pilots. Alaska Airlines has partnered with the organization to award a Boeing 737 type rating and a future interview opportunity to a qualified applicant.

The application deadline for all scholarships is August 1, 2016 at midnight, PST.

"We are so thankful to our airline allies,' said David Pettet, Executive Director, National Gay Pilots Association. 'Together, we look forward to providing qualified applicants with a little help to pursue a career in aviation."

Aspiring pilots may visit http://www.ngpa.org for more information on requirements and deadlines or apply directly via the links below.

For American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines scholarship application:
ngpaedfund.seamlessdocs.com/f/1ItwDg

For Alaska Airlines B737 Type Rating scholarship application:
ngpaedfund.seamlessdocs.com/f/QggEru

The National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) was founded over 26 years ago, and since 1999, the Education Fund has given over $250,000 to student pilots reaching for their dreams. NGPA and the Education Fund are 501(c)3 non-profit organizations, with a mission to build, support, and unite the LGBT aviation community worldwide.

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