AIAA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Must have completed at least one academic quarter or semester of full-time college work.  Must have college GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university.  Must become a member of AIAA before receiving a scholarship award.  Applicant’s scholarship plan shall be such as to provide entry into some field of science or engineering encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA.  Applicant shall not have, or subsequently receive, any other scholarship award which, when combined with the AIAA award, would provide a stipend greater than their tuition plus educational expenses (such as books, lab fees, etc.) estimated by the educational institution he/she plans to attend.  Sophomores and juniors who receive one of these awards are eligible for yearly continuation of the awards (until completion of their senior year) provided they maintain at least the equivalent of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, have excellent references, and submit well defined aerospace/aeronautical career goals.  It should be stressed that regardless of GPA, renewal is not automatic.  To apply for renewal, an individual must submit a completed application, career essay, official transcript and two (2) letters of recommendation.  At least one of these letters must be from a professor from the student’s university or college.  Applicants must be either U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 30

Min Award: 2000

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-01-31


Sponsoring Organization American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
1801 Alexander Bell Drive Suite 500
Reston, VA 220914344

Contact Person: AIAA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Phone: 703-264-7500

Fax: 703-264-7551