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AIAA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship/Graduate Award

Scholarship Provider: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Application Deadline: 01/31/2013
Description: AIAA's goal is to attract top science and engineering students to aerospace fields ... to provide high-visibility recognition of these students and their work ... to furnish financial assistance to aerospace students in need ... and to assure the availability of talented professionals that the aerospace industry will require in the years ahead.

The AIAA Foundation's undergraduate scholarship program offers scholarships of $2500 to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors each year. All recipients can apply to renew their scholarship annually until they graduate. And through the annual graduate scholarship program, the AIAA Foundation presents  graduate awards worth $5000 each.
Scholarship Amount: $2500-$5000
Scholarship Website: https://info.aiaa.org/Scholarship/default.aspx
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Sophomore or Junior or Senior or graduate awards also available
Awards Given: 5-10
Length of Award: Renewable
Minimum GPA: B+ 3.3/4.0
Other Comments: You must be a member of this organization (Student membership is $25/year) to apply for scholarships and a full-time student.  Both undergraduate and graduate scholarships are offered, so please see the website for more details as they vary depending on the scholarship you apply for.    

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).

The undergraduate scholarship does require an essay of 500-1000 words (Career Goals). References and transcripts are also required.

The graduate scholarship requires a PDF of research outline of student's approved topic.

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Stephen Brock
AIAA Foundation Scholarship Program
1801 Alexander Bell Drive Suite 500
Reston, VA 20191-4344