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High School Student Membership

AIAA is committed to shaping the future of aerospace — and that future starts with aspiring students like you. Spark innovation with access to the latest industry news and on-demand content. Connect and collaborate with fellow students through online platforms and annual competitions. Unlock scholarships and earn recognition for academic excellence in STEM and STEAM programs. AIAA links you to the resources and growth opportunities you need to embark on a rewarding aerospace career. Start your journey today with a free membership.  

Who Qualifies for High School Student Membership?


AIAA high school student members are active in STEM and STEAM educational programs and are considering pursuing a career in aerospace.   



High School Student Member Benefits

You’ll get FREE comprehensive access to:


Educational Content

STEM-focused webinars and on-demand content designed to give you a boost on all things aerospace.

Join the Aerospace Community

Tap into your peers and access the High School Student Library through AIAA Engage.


Fund your undergraduate degree and earn profession-wide recognition.

Explore Additional Benefits

Gravity-Defying Ideas
Check out our visually stunning digital and print membership magazine, Aerospace America, packed with the insights and inspiration you need to jumpstart your career and establish yourself in the industry.

Design Competitions
Flex more than your aircraft knowledge with annual design challenges that span the breadth aerospace technical fields.

Discounts on AIAA Forums and Events
Save on AIAA forums and professional development seminars that provide you with the opportunity to network with your fellow members, industry executives, and other influential aerospace professionals.


Claim Your Future in Aerospace

See how an AIAA membership can help pilot you into an inspiring career in aerospace.