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AIAA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship/Graduate Award

Scholarship Provider: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Application Deadline: 01/31/2012
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 30 scholarships of $2000 - $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 ten graduate awards worth $5000 each and four graduate awards of $10,000 each.

Please note the number of scholarships awarded is currently under review and is subject to change.
Scholarship Amount: $2000-$10,000
Scholarship Website: http://aiaa.org/content.cfm?pageid=211
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Sophomore or Junior or Senior or graduate awards also available
Awards Given: 21-50
Length of Award: Renewable
Minimum GPA: B+ 3.3/4.0
Other Comments: You must be a member of this organization (Student membership is $20/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.

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.  

Please note the online scholarship application is anticipated to be available by 10/31/11.  Please visit the following website address for more details and the online scholarship application:  

https://info.aiaa.org/Scholarship/default.aspx

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

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