Students & Educators

AIAA student members have leadership opportunities, practical and compelling content at their fingertips, and access to unmatched benefits. Let AIAA support you and assist in your professional development. Utilize AIAA’s network to be inspired and connect with aerospace peers from around the world.

AIAA believes that aeronautic and astronautic educators are the drivers of global innovation. Together we inspire students to make the world a safer, more connected, accessible, and prosperous place. Continuing this progress depends on the exchange of ideas – and AIAA provides the forum where educators and innovators can come together and grow the ideas that will one day change the world.

Students and educators, explore ways to engage with the AIAA community below:



Find a Student Branch

Your connection to aerospace peers on your campus. Nearly 200 campuses worldwide participate in AIAA.

Enter a Design Competition

These competitions offer a great opportunity for students to gain experience and receive useful and constructive feedback from technical experts who sit on AIAA Technical Committees.

Participate at Student Conferences

Exchange ideas and discuss programs with students from other schools in your region.

Apply for a Grant

Each school year, the AIAA Foundation awards grants to worthy projects that significantly influence student learning.

Get STEM Education Support

AIAA STEM programs help teachers inspire, influence, and mold the next generation of aerospace scientists and engineers by providing a series of resources and programming to teachers, students, parents, and aerospace professionals.