Educational Mission

Only 5% of civil pilots in the world are women. The Educational mission of Amelia Sky Race is to inspire and motivate young women around the world to pursue careers in aerospace sciences, to become commercial pilots, aviation professionals and to narrow the gender gap.

Amelia Sky Race is collaborating with Women Rule the Sky Foundation, NASA Education, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Education, European Space Agency (ESA) Education, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Education programs as well the following academic institutions:

Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica (ITA), Brazil
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
University of North Dakota, USA
Western Michigan University, USA
Purdue University, USA
University of Cambridge, UK
Imperial College London, UK
University of Oxford, UK
Technical University Munich, Germany
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Following flying schools chosen for the project are:

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy, UK
CTC Wings, UK and worldwide
Flight Safety Academy, USA

Female students with plans to study aeronautical science or to become a commercial pilot may apply for Amelia Sky Race financial assistance by sending an email to