The Dodie Riach Memorial Scholarship

The New Jersey Chapter of the Ninety-Nines awards the Dodie Riach Memorial Scholarship to pilots, or student pilots, who are pursuing flight training in New Jersey.  Applicants must submit a completed application form and other documentation as described in the application instructions..  The Scholarship is awarded in recognition of an earnest desire to further aviation achievements.


Applications become available in September and must be completed, mailed, and postmarked by October 31st.  The award is presented at the chapter Holiday Dinner in December.  

Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship

Each year Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships are awarded to qualified members for advanced flight training, jet type ratings and technical training plus two specialized scholarships: an Emergency Maneuver Training Scholarship established in memory of 99 member Vicki Cruse and an International Scholarship for pilots in developing countries, in memory of Kitty Houghton. 


For more information, see The Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships and Awards  

Fly Now!  Scholarship


The Fly Now Awards are semiannual awards of up to $6,000 based on completion of specific training milestones. They are available to Student Pilot Members of The 99s who meet eligibility requirements. To be eligible, applicants must hold a student pilot certificate (or provide evidence that they meet their country's flight training requirement), have been an official Student Pilot Member three months prior to the application deadline, have logged 5 hours in the six months prior to the application deadline and show financial need.

The Spring Fly Now Award Application deadline is April 1 each year. Membership join date must be no later than January 1 of that year.

The Fall Fly Now Award Application deadline is October 1 each year. Membership join date must be no later than July 1 of that year.


For detailed instructions and the application, see Fly Now Award