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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Thank You for Considering Advancing Your AIAA Membership to Associate Fellow

    The Open Period for Nominations is: 15 January–15 April


    The Associate Fellow Nomination Forms are due 15 April.
    The Associate Fellow Reference Forms are due 15 May.


    Thank you for considering advancing your AIAA Membership to Associate Fellow.


    AIAA Constitution 3.2
    “ASSOCIATE FELLOWS shall be persons who have accomplished or been in charge of important engineering or scientific work, or who have done original work of outstanding merit, or who have otherwise made outstanding contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.”


    AIAA Bylaw 2.5
    “Associate Fellows may be nominated by any member in good standing. Self-nominations are not permitted, and the nominator cannot also act as a reference. A maximum of one Associate Fellow for every 150 voting members may be upgraded annually. Nominees must be senior members of the Institute in good standing, have twelve (12) years minimum of professional experience, and furnish three references, Associate Fellow grade or higher. The President shall appoint an Associate Fellow Grade Committee Chair.”


    Associate Fellowship Criteria and Nomination Requirements



    Important Dates:



    All Forms must be emailed to Confirmation emails will be sent to the nominator upon receipt and verification of the nomination form and reference form.


    If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Carr, Program Manager, AIAA Membership, at or 703.264.7523.