AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS FOUNDATION

SPONSORING AGENCY: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

PURPOSE: The objective of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is to advance the arts, sciences, and technology of aeronautics and astronautics. The AIAA Foundation Graduate Award program was established to promote graduate student and university research interest in technical fields. The AIAA presents awards of $5,000 and $10,000. For the criteria for these awards, please see the AIAA Education Foundation website.

FIELDS: Science and engineering, particularly related to space technologies.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have completed at least one semester of full-time graduate study and must be enrolled in a graduate program of an accredited university at the time of application. Applicants must also have a GPA of not less than the equivalent of 3.30 on a 4.00 scale

STIPEND: $5,000 and $10,000 awards; one year; non-renewable

APPLICATION DEADLINES: January 31 annually.