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 Scholarship Application Process - Open

New Scholarship Submission Site

AIAA has just launched a new scholarship submission site. We believe that the new site will be more convenient for students and judges.

 

The new site to apply for an AIAA scholarship or the Iridium NEXT scholarship is:

https://www.aiaa-awards.org/awards/page/undergraduate_graduate 

 

 

 

 

Deadline 31 January 2014

AIAA Scholarships/Graduate Awards

Undergraduate:

Scholarship Name

Sponsor

Value

David and Catherine Thompson Space Technology Scholarship

David and Catherine Thompson

$2,500

Leatrice Gregory Pendray Scholarship

AIAA Historic Sites Campaign

$1,250

Cary Spitzer Digital Avionics Scholarship

AIAA Digital Aviontics Technical Committee

$1,500

Ellis F. Hitt Digital Avionics Scholarship

AIAA Digital Aviontics Technical Committee

$1,500

Dr. Amy R. Pritchett Digital Avionics Scholarship

AIAA Digital Aviontics Technical Committee

$1,500

Dr. James Rankin Digital Avionics Scholarship

AIAA Digital Aviontics Technical Committee

$1,500

Space Transportation Technical Committee

AIAA Space Transportation Technical Committee

$1,500

Liquid Propulsion Technical Committee

AIAA Liquid Propulsion Technical Committee

$2,500

Graduate:

Scholarship Name

Sponsor

Value

Guidance, Navigation, and Control Graduate Award

AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Technical Committee

$2,500

Gordon C. Oates Air Breathing Propulsion Graduate Award

AIAA Air Breathing Propulsion Tehnical Committee

$1,000

John Leland Atwood Graduate Award

$1,000

Orville and Wilbur Wright Graduate Awards (2)

$5,000

Martin Summerfield Propeelants and Combustion Graduate Award

AIAA Propellants and Combustion Technical Committee

$1,250

 

 Scholarships and Graduate Awards

 Applicants for an AIAA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship/Graduate Award shall meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Applicant MUST be an AIAA member in good standing AND a full time student to apply. To join, click here.
  2.  Applicant must have completed at least one (1) academic quarter or semester of full-time college work (Graduate students must have completed one term of Graduate level work).
  3.  Applicant must have a college grade point average of not less than the equivalent of a 3.300 (B+) on a 4.000 scale.
  4.  Applicant shall be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  5.  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. (Technical Committee Descriptions)
  6.  Applicant shall not have, or subsequently receive, any other scholarship/award which, when combined with the AIAA Foundation award, would provide a stipend greater than their tuition plus educational expenses (such as books, lab fees, room, board, etc.) estimated by the educational institution he/she plans to attend.
  7. Applicants may be students of any nationality, not restricted by the U.S. State Department, in full-time study at any accredited college or university within the United States. (Applicants for the Orville and Wilbur Wright Graduate Awards and the Guidance, Navigation, and Control Graduate Award are not restricted to US schools).
  8. Applicants must supply three references, all official transcripts of all college level work (including the most recent Fall Term), and complete a 500 - 1000 word Career Goal essay.
  9. **Grad Students ONLY: You MUST submit a Research Outline of your approved research topic. The file must be in PDF format and may not exceed 20 pages with Times New Roman 10 pt font.
  10.  Postdoctoral students cannot apply for awards.

 

 To begin an application, select the appropriate category (Undergraduate Scholarship or Graduate Award) on the left and Confirm AIAA membership.

 
 

 Mailing Address

Official transcripts MUST be received at AIAA HQ on or before 31 Jan 2014. You must submit transcripts from ALL universities you have attended, and they must include the most recent term's final grades (Fall 2013). 

Official transcripts should be mailed to:

AIAA Scholarships
Suite 500
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191

If you have any questions please contact Rachela@aiaa.org.

 

To see the full Eligibility Criteria click here.

 
 
 
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