Scholarships

AIAA Lockheed Martin Marillyn Hewson Scholarship

Marillyn Hewson
Marillyn Hewson

AIAA is awarding one $10,000 scholarship to a female high school senior who is intending to pursue an engineering major at a college or university in the United States or one of its territories.

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Applications for the AIAA Lockheed Martin Marillyn Hewson Scholarship open 1 September and close on 31 December at 2359 hrs ET. For questions,  email studentprogram@aiaa.org.


 Eligibility Requirements

Currently enrolled high school senior intending to pursue an aerospace STEM Major in one of the following majors:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics

Minimum high school GPA of 2.50/4.00

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Must Demonstrate Financial Need

Should demonstrate an interest in a career in the aerospace defense sector

 Application Documents

Transcript showing your G.P.A. out of a 4.0 scale

A 500-1,000 word essay specifying your career objectives and the academic program you want to follow to achieve them

Two (2) letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, or professional references. Letters from friends or family will not be accepted.

A resume

AIAA Roger W. Kahn Scholarship

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Roger W. Kahn

AIAA is awarding up to four $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors who enroll in an engineering major at a college or university!

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Applications for the AIAA Roger W. Kahn Scholarships open 1 September and close on 31 December at 2359 hrs ET.  For questions, email  K-12STEM@aiaa.org.


 Eligibility Requirements

Current high school senior intending to pursue an aerospace or STEM major at a college or university (must provide proof of enrollment to receive the scholarship funds)

Minimum high school GPA of 3.5

Demonstrated interest in aerospace through extracurricular activities

Must have an AIAA High School Membership – It’s Free!

Underrepresented students encouraged to apply

 Application Documents

Transcript that shows high school unweighted GPA using the 4.0 scale

1-page statement that describes STEM-related studies and/or extracurricular activities

Letter of recommendation from STEM educator or mentor

Application form

AIAA Scholarship applications open 1 September.