Aerospace Engineering Scholarships

Degrees Earn You Exciting Careers in Aviation and Space Exploration

Technical personnel who work in the aviation and space industries are educated in reputable aerospace engineering and aeronautics programs across the country. Undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degrees are starting points for aerospace education, which often continues on to graduate research work for qualified academics.  Use campus-specific resources, and scholarships from professional organizations to help realize your aerospace engineering potential.

Scholarship Opportunitiesaerospace engineering scholarships

Like many professional organizations, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics provides higher education funding for student -members. These recent scholarships reflect the AIAA commitment to educating future aeronautics professionals:

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program provides educational funding for promising undergraduates, as well as graduate-level researchers. Undergrads qualify for annual scholarships worth $15.000 each, which are earmarked for educational expenses in approved programs.  Awards support students for two years, and include a summer internship program valued at 10K.  Graduate students receive stipends worth $35,000 annually, in addition to eleven-thousand dollars worth of annual educational funding.  Internships are also included, and the graduate program has an option to be extended for an additional year, for qualified researchers.

Women in Aerospace Foundation advocates for females earning their places in the aerospace industry.  One Foundation initiative provides college scholarships for deserving students.  Each year, two scholarships valued at $2000 are disbursed to aerospace students meeting the following eligibility requirements:

Winners are honored at the organization’s annual October awards dinner.

The Aerospace States Association is committed to education in physical science and engineering fields.  The ASA puts-forth scholarships worth $2000 each, reserved annually for sophomores and juniors working toward aeronautics degrees.  Scholarships are not renewable, so each successful applicant can win only once.  Additional requirements for landing ASA Scholarships, which must be submitted by April 30th to be considered for fall-semester tuition assistance:

Campus Aid for Aerospace Engineers

Individual campuses support their aerospace programs with supplemtntal scholarships that bridge the affordibility gap for stand-out degree candidates.  These recent campus-specifc scholarship examples bring aerospace education within reach for top students:

University of Minnesota sponsors scholarships for students enrolled in the Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department:

Auburn University sponsors nearly a dozen endowed scholarships for students enrolled in the aerospace engineering program:

Texas A&M University Aerospace Engineering Department sponsors the following scholarships for students pursuing Aerospace Engineering degrees: