AIAA offers the Orville and Wilbur Wright Graduate Award, international Students encouraged to apply. Must be enrolled in any accredited college or university worldwide. Must be a current AIAA Student member in good standing. Must have completed at least one (1) academic quarter or semester of full-time graduate-level college work and have a research topic approved. Applicant's education plan shall be such as to continue graduate work in some field of science or engineering encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA. College/University Transcripts* (if youÔÇÖve attended more than one College/University, transcripts for all graduate level work from ALL schools must be provided), including all graduate work completed through the most recent Fall term. Transcripts should be uploaded as one .pdf document via your online application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable, however, if you are offered a scholarship or graduate award you will be asked to send copies of your official transcripts* to AIAA for grade and GPA verification. **Please do not submit undergraduate transcripts if applying for a graduate award. Assessment of award or scholarship-specific writing prompt if applying for a TC or Section-sponsored award. A research description must be 1-3 pages, double-spaced, descriptions over 3 pages will not be accepted, should clearly define any research hypotheses, approach, objectives and benefits of research, the applicant should be able to succinctly describe their research and research objectives. Two (2) professional letters of recommendation: one (1) letter from an academic reference and one (1) letter from a career reference, submitted via the online application system only. Letters of recommendations may not be submitted by relatives. Extracurricular activities, including high school, college and community activities, offices, awards, and work experience will receive due consideration.
Low Amount Awarded
a graduate student
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Must not be attending high school currently
Restricted to students studying