Scholarship Sponsors

The Whirly-Girls are very grateful to all who support our scholarship program. The individuals and companies listed below have generously donated funds and/or resources to help our scholarship recipients gain knowledge and experience, increasing their levels of skill, and helping them become safer pilots.

We are also grateful to members and friends of the Whirly-Girls whose dues, donations, and estate gifts help us fund three scholarships: 

  • The Whirly-Girls Memorial Flight Training Scholarship, this year dedicated in the memory of Lora Trout, WG#2101
  • The Whirly-Girls Initial or Add-On Helicopter Flight Training Scholarship
  • The Whirly-Girls Jean Tinsley Memorial HELI-EXPO Scholarship, made possible by the estate of Jean Tinsley, WG#118

If you would like to sponsor or help fund a scholarship for the Whirly-Girls, please contact our VP of Scholarships at scholarships@whirlygirls.org

Airbus


Sponsor of the Airbus Inadvertent
Instrument Meteorological Conditions
(IIMC) Training Scholarship

Bristow Group


Sponsor of the Bristow Group Initial Helicopter Flight Training Scholarship

Central Oregon Community College


Cosponsor of the Leading Edge Flight Academy and Central Oregon Community College Helicopter Instrument Rating Scholarship

Colorado Highland Helicopters


Cosponsor of the Advanced Mountain Training Scholarship

Erickson


Cosponsor of the Erickson & Volo Mission Vertical Reference/External Load Scholarship

FlightSafety


FlightSafety International
Bell 206/Bell 407 Scholarship

Garmin


Sponsor of the Garmin GTN & Flight Display Pilot Training Class Scholarships and the Garmin Aviation Online Training Course Scholarships

Ellen Herr


Sponsor of the Edward M. Thurn Memorial Scholarship

Leading Edge Flight Academy


Cosponsor of the Leading Edge Flight Academy and Central Oregon Community College Helicopter Instrument Rating Scholarship

Leonardo


Sponsor of the Leonardo Helicopters AW139 Flight Training Scholarships and the Leonardo Helicopters AW139 Full Airframe Maintenance Course Scholarships

Nancy Livingston, WG#4


Cosponsor of the Advanced Mountain
Flight Training Scholarship

MD Helicopters


Sponsor of the MD Helicopters
MD500 Flight Training Scholarship

Palm Beach Helicopters


Sponsor of the Palm Beach Helicopters CFI/CFII Rating Scholarship

PHI Aviation


Sponsor of the PHI Aviation
Bell 407 Scholarship

Randy Mains/Oregon Aero


Sponsor of the Oregon Aero CRM/AMRM Instructor Training Scholarships

Robinson Helicopter Company


Sponsor of the Robinson Helicopter R22/R44 Safety Course and the R66 Safety Course Scholarships

Southern Utah University


Sponsor of the Southern Utah University (SUU) Career Flight Training Scholarship

Survival Systems USA, Inc.


Sponsor of the Survival Systems USA Aviation Survival & Egress Training Scholarship

Volo Mission


Cosponsor of the Erickson & Volo Mission Vertical Reference/External Load Scholarship