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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Student Membership

    AIAA Student Membership


    Let’s face it. In today’s competitive world, the best way to get noticed is through your personal connections. Today’s employers are looking for students who not only have technical knowledge, but also have teamwork and leadership experience. AIAA membership helps you build those experiential skills, as well as get your foot in the door with influential academic and business contacts.

    At $25 a year, AIAA Student Membership offers a great return on investment.

    Join Today! 

    Benefits of Student Membership



    •  Student Branches – Where the Action Is
    • Local Section Meetings – Network, Network, Network ... 
    • Technical and Program Committees – Discover Your Passion
    • National Conferences –  Will You Meet Your Future Employer?
    • Online News and Research – Your One-Stop Source




    • Scholarships – Awarded Through the AIAA Foundation
    • Student Conferences and Design Competitions – Gain Practical Experience
    • AIAA Career Center -- Your Ideal Job Awaits
    • After Graduation – Take advantage of discounted dues while you transition into your professional career
    • Aerospace Career Handbook – Download It Now




    • Congressional Visits Day -- Lend Your Voice
    • Engineers as Educators -- Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers


    Who’s Eligible?

    Most AIAA student members are aerospace, mechanical, electrical, civil, or industrial engineering students. But if you’re a full-time student at a university (3+ classes per term) or high school, and have an interest in the aerospace industry—regardless of your discipline—we’ve got a place for you! 

    Join Today!