• INNOVATESHAPING THE NEXT GENERATION

  • EDUCATETOMORROW'S LEADERS

  • RECOGNIZEPROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • INSPIRESTUDENTS OF ALL AGES

  • CELEBRATEK-12 EDUCATION


Donations To Date Funds Raised To Date $154,958 GOAL$200,000 Funds raised beginning October 1, 2015 and are inclusive of all campaigns and tactics.
Donations To Date Funds Raised To Date $154,958 GOAL$200,000 Funds raised beginning October 1, 2015 and are inclusive of all campaigns and tactics.

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

"AIAA will match individual and corporate donations up to $1 million dollars (of unrestricted funds) — doubling your impact."

San Jose State University - 2016 Winners of the Design/Build/Fly
San Jose State University - 2016 Winners of the Design/Build/Fly
The Design/Build/Fly competition presented challenges that allowed the integration of coursework into a practical setting.
– Tyler Sanders, B.S. Aerospace Engineering Student, San Jose State University.

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