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Dr. James Rankin Digital Avionics Scholarship

The AIAA Foundation’s scholarship program offers scholarships to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors each year, and recipients can apply to renew their scholarship annually until graduation. This scholarship is sponsored by the AIAA Digital Avionics Technical Committee. Basic Criteria and other information can be found at <a href=></a>
  • Full Name: McKenzie I Kinzbach
  • Entry: AIAA Dr. James Rankin Digital Avionics Scholarship
  • Category: Undergraduate
  • AIAA Citation: McKenzie is a sophomore at the University of Cincinnati, studying aerospace engineering. She is the UC Rocketry Club Secretary, and the Secretary and Company Recruitment Chair for the Engineering and Applied Science Tribunal. She was an intern at NASA Glenn Research Center during the summers of 2013 and 2014. She will be an intern at SpaceX this fall. After college, her goal is to enable human space exploration to Mars and beyond.