Apply for Aviation Scholarship for Professional Women

Deadline: 15 March 2016
Open to: candidates with 2 years professional experience in the related field and Masters’ degree or equivalent in an aviation-related discipline
Fellowship: USD 2,000 per month


A specialized agency of the United Nations, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) was created in 1944 to promote the safe and orderly development of international civil aviation throughout the world.  With the objective of enhancing the development of women in aviation, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in conjunction with the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA), is offering an Aviation Scholarship for a professional woman in this field.

Candidates who are selected for the ICAO-IAWA Aviation Scholarship will be able to augment their professional experience in aviation by working on and contributing to specific aspects of the ICAO work programme at the international level for a period of 9 months.

Selected candidates will work under the guidance of experienced professionals in the Air Navigation Bureau at the ICAO Headquarters in Montreal.


  • An advanced university degree (Masters’ level or equivalent), in an aviation-related discipline;
  • A minimum of two years of  experience in supporting technical work of an international aviation or aerospace organization, a civil aviation authority,  or similar related organization;
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of any other of the following ICAO languages is an asset:  Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish.


A monthly stipend of USD 2,000 will be provided to assist the selected candidate in covering living expenses in Montreal. The selected candidate is required to cover all costs related to travel.

How to apply?

If you are interested in being considered for an Aviation Scholarship for nine months at ICAO, you are invited to submit an online application at  ICAO’s e-Recruitment website. In addition, please send your resume to

Deadline for application is 15 March 2016.

For more information please visit the official website.

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