Pilot International Foundation, Inc. PIF (Graduate)

The Pilot International Foundation sponsors three scholarship programs, The PIF/Lifeline Scholarship, The Marie Newton Sepia Memorial Scholarship, and The Pilot International Foundation Scholarship.

Sponsor: International Rett Syndrome Foundation

Description

Funded by Lifeline Systems, Inc., the leading manufacturer of personal emergency alert equipment, the PIF/Lifeline Scholarship Program assists adult students who are reentering the job market, preparing for a second career or improving their professional skills for an established career.  The Marie Newton Sepia Memorial Scholarship Program: The program assists graduate students preparing for careers working with children having disabilities/brain-related disorders. The Pilot International Foundation Scholarship Program provides assistance to undergraduate students preparing for careers working directly with people with disabilities or training those who will; and the Ruby Newhall Memorial Scholarship Program: This program provides aid to international students studying in either the United States or Canada. Applicants must be full-time students majoring in a field related to human health and welfare and must have spent at least one full academic semester in an accredited college in the United States or Canada before applying for a scholarship.

Eligibility

Applicants for these scholarships must be preparing for, or already involved in, careers working with people with disabilities/brain related disorders. They must have and maintain a GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and a 4.01 on a 5.0 scale. In addition, the Foundation administers Pilot International's Ruby Newhall Memorial Scholarship which is awarded to International students studying in the US and Canada. Applicants must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

How to Apply

All applicants for a Pilot International Foundation scholarship must be sponsored by a Pilot Club in their home town, or in the city in which their college or university is located. Applications for the Foundation's scholarship programs are available through this web site, however, they are only accessible by Pilot Club members. We will not respond to any applications received by PIF without appropriate signatures by a Pilot Club president. To locate a Pilot Club in your area to request sponsorship, please see the Pilot International Web site. For more information, or to have an application form mailed to you, please e-mail (please note you must include the name of the Pilot Club to which you belong in order to receive an application).