• INNOVATESHAPING THE NEXT GENERATION

  • EDUCATETOMORROW'S LEADERS

  • INSPIRESTUDENTS OF ALL AGES

  • CELEBRATEK-12 EDUCATION

  • RECOGNIZEPROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT


Donations To Date $1,000,000 GOAL2,000,000 Join us as we strive to match another million dollars to promote education
and recognize excellence in the aerospace community.
Donations To Date $1,000,000 GOAL2,000,000 Join us as we strive to match another million dollars to promote education
and recognize excellence in the aerospace community.

AIAA strongly believes in the 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, aerospace professionals, companies, and partners, the Institute has impacted countless students and teachers through the support of the AIAA Foundation. The Foundation’s programs have:

  • Funded more than 1,300 K-12 classroom grants, impacting over 132,000 students
  • Awarded more than 1,300 aerospace scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Supported more than 400 student conferences engaging more than 13,000 students with practical application skills
  • Sponsored design competitions that have engaged more than 11,000 college students providing unique opportunities to apply engineering skills
  • Enabled more than 140,000 student members and 9,000 Educator Associates to continue learning about aerospace science and technology
  • I am honored and grateful for the investment of AIAA in my education. As a result, I am able to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a career in engineering research.

    Deborah JacksonEmbry Riddle Aeronautical UniversityAIAA David and Catherine Thompson Space Technology 2017 Scholarship Recipient
  • My college has given me the chance to grow, so much so that I am recognized internationally by an organization as huge as AIAA. Being a member of AIAA has benefited me through their educational events like conferences and design competitions which have allowed me to refine my passion for building aircraft. Their financial generosity has encouraged me to keep pursuing difficult endeavors to achieve my goals of someday being an inventor and designer in the aerospace world.

    Bindi NagdaFlorida Institute of TechnologyVicki and George Muellner Scholarship 2017 Recipient

"AIAA will match individual and corporate donations up to $2 million dollars (of unrestricted funds) — doubling your impact."

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Middle school students experiencing the F-35 simulator at Generation STEM, January 2017 in Dallas, Texas.

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