Award Worth: $5,000

Deadline: 31 January

Awarding Organization: AIAA


The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation (AIAA Foundation) Neil A. Armstrong Graduate Award honors the character and achievements of the late astronaut, military pilot and educator while also providing deserving students with the financial assistance needed to complete their studies

Eligibility Requirements to Apply

  1. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.
  2. Applicant shall be enrolled in a graduate program of
    an accredited college or university within the United
    States or its territories and have completed at least
    one (l) academic quarter or semester of full-time
    graduate level college work.
  3. Applicant must have a college grade point average of
    not less than the equivalent of a 3.000 on a 4.000
  4. Applicant must be an AIAA student member in good
    standing to apply and must continue their
    membership during the time the award is offered
    should they be selected.
  5. Applicant’s education plan shall be such as to provide
    entry into some field of science or engineering
    encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA.
  6. Applicant shall not have, or subsequently receive,
    other awards which, when combined with the AIAA
    Foundation graduate award, would provide a stipend
    greater than their tuition plus educational expenses
    (such as books, lab fees, room, board, etc.) estimated
    by the educational institution he/she plans to attend.
  7. Students who receive awards are not restricted from
    applying in subsequent years.

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