In recognition of our 20th anniversary we are asking our members to celebrate by donating $20 or more. With the goal of raising $200,000 the impact to our educational programs will be significant.
AIAA strongly believes in importance of our educational programs and will match individual and corporate donations up to $1 million dollars (of unrestricted funds).
Your generous support to the AIAA Foundation contributes to the advancement of the aerospace profession by providing the funding necessary to create: K-12 STEM education programs including classroom grants and hands-on activities, college scholarships, design competitions, student conferences and recognition awards.Through the generosity of our members our educational programming has:
- Supported more than 200 student branches, 140,000 student members, and 9,000 Educator Associates
- Provided more than 1,200 K–12 Classroom Grants, impacting over 120,000 precollege students
- Awarded aerospace scholarships to more than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students
- Sponsored more than 400 student conferences, engaging more than 13,000 students
- Sponsored design competitions that have generated more than 1,200 teams, engaging more than 14,000 students
"“By awarding me the AIAA Dr. Amy R. Pritchett Digital Avionics Scholarship, I am able to concentrate on what is important to me, my education and future goals. Your financial generosity has allowed me to be one step closer to fulfilling my goals. I hope one day I will be able to help other students achieve their goals just as you are helping me!” "Nicole WhitingOklahoma State University2015 Recipient of the Dr. Amy R. Pritchett Digital Avionics Scholarship
"“I would like to express my gratitude for having been selected as a recipient of the AIAA Ellis F. Hitt Digital Avionics Scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year. As you are aware, the cost of a college education is quite significant and this generous award will serve as a relief on this financial burden.”"Stephen P. HigginsUniversity of Cincinnati2015 Recipient of the Ellis F. Hitt Digital Avionics Scholarship