Scholarships & Financial Aid for Undergraduates
The College of Engineering and the A&A department offer a limited number of scholarships and awards each year. Most scholarships and awards have different qualification criteria. Three common types of scholarships are achievement based, need based, and special criteria (such as specific areas of interest or involvement usually specified by a particular donor).
College of Engineering Scholarships
Student Academic Services awards a variety of scholarships throughout the year. Applications are accepted throughout the year, and remain active until the following January. To be considered for the most scholarship opportunities, submit your application by the priority submission date, January 15.
If you wish to be considered for any scholarship which considers need a criteria, you must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid application (FAFSA) to the Financial Aid Office. You may pick up paper copies of the form at the Financial Aid Office, 105 Schmitz Hall, (206)543-6101. The College Scholarship Service evaluates your need on a nationally uniform basis, and returns your need index to the University. Both the College and the department will use this report to determine eligibility for scholarships when need is a factor. All other information must be supplied on the College Application Form.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) also funds a scholarship program for students ranking from freshmen to seniors. Application must be made directly to the AIAA by January 1. Applicants must be student members of the AIAA (U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required). Applications can be requested from the AIAA Undergraduate Scholarship Program, 1801 Alexander Bell Dr., Reston, VA 20191-4344, 1-800-639-2422 ext. 536. Application and information about AIAA scholarships. Membership applications for AIAA are available in the A&A office.
Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics Scholarships & Awards
To be eligible for A&A department scholarships, you must complete a Departmental Scholarship Application and submit it to the department by the May 1, 2013 deadline.
Below is a listing of some of the scholarships and awards offered in our department. Note that most require students to be enrolled in the A&A department to receive an award. The offerings and criteria are subject to change from year to year.
|A & A Design Scholarship||Seniors in A & A
Recognition of innovation and thorough approach to design in senior design course
|Peter S. Christie Endowed Scholarship||Deserving undergraduate student|
|Lance Erik Fogde Scholarship||Undergraduate majoring in A & A
Interest in Aeronautics, financial need
|Robert J. Helberg Award|| Senior majoring in A & A
Technical subject related to space program
|Dr. Walter F. Hiltner Award||Senior majoring in A & A
Leadership in student affairs, creative thinking
|Dale and Marjorie Myers Award||Undergraduate majoring in A & A
Leadership and professional promise
|Robert Max Reynolds Endowed Scholarship||Undergraduate students in A & A
Scholarship, Academic performance
|George E. Solomon Award||Undergraduate majoring in A & A
Professional promise and high academic performance
Undergraduate Program Contact
Manager, Undergraduate Programs