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Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship - This scholarship is for students who are in at least their second semester at an engineering school who are interested in a career in aircraft engineering. You will have to complete an application form (including a personal statement about your academics and interest in rotorcraft or VTOL engineering), and also send a resume, transcript, and at least one letter of recommendation. Several awards are given each year, ranging from $1,000 - $5,000.
AIAA Scholarships - The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics gives out several scholarships every year for college students who have completed at least one semester of college in aerospace engineering or a related science. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.3 or higher, be AIAA student members, and have to use the scholarship for academic expenses. Rewards are not renewable, but students may apply for and win these scholarships multiple times.
Wernher von Braun Scholarship: $5,000
George and Vicki Muellner Scholarship for Aerospace Engineering: $5,000
David and Catherine Thompson Space Technology Scholarship: $5,000
Space Transportation Scholarship: $1,500
Liquid Propulsion Scholarship: $2,500
Leatrice Gregory Pendray Scholarship: $1,500
Digital Avionics Scholarship: $2,000
Olin E. Teague Scholarship - The National Space Club offers this scholarship to encourage young people to pursue degrees in aerospace fields. High school seniors are eligible to apply. You will need to submit your high school transcript, at least one letter of recommendation, a statement about your academic plans that could lead to a career in aerospace sciences and technology, and a research paper at least 3 pages long. The award is for $4,000.