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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence

Honoring Excellence within the Aerospace Community

Deadline to submit nominations: 11 January 2019

Award for Excellence

Established in 1998, the AIAA Foundation Award for Excellence acknowledges outstanding achievements by individuals or groups in the aerospace community. Eligible nominees will offer a unique achievement or extraordinary lifetime contributions inspiring the global aerospace community.

Nomination Requirements


  • Nomination Form
  • Basis of award up to 2-pages
  • One page letter of endorsement
  • The complete nomination package may not exceed 4 pages, including nomination form

To view a list of past recipients, please click here.

If you have any questions or if you need assistance please contact Felicia Livingston, Foundation Program Coordinator, AIAA Foundation, at 703.264.7502 or