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Aerospace is committed to sharing our passion for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines to inspire the next generation — shaping and securing the future of our nation.

The Aerospace STEM Endowment Fund was established in 2015 to support students pursuing an education and career in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. Aerospace is building upon its successful scholarship program in the Los Angeles area by extending our ongoing commitment to promoting STEM across the nation in locations where Aerospace has major offices.

Available Aerospace Scholarships:

(1) Dr. Wanda Austin Scholarship: The Dr. Wanda M. Austin STEM Scholarship is an invitation-only scholarship, where recipients receive a paid internship at Aerospace and a scholarship of up to $10,000 per year, renewable for up to four years. Scholarship recipients are required to pursue undergraduate studies in a STEM field at a four-year college and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. The Dr. Wanda M. Austin STEM Scholarship was named after Aerospace’s former CEO and president for her dedication and support of STEM education.

(2) Future STEM Leaders Scholarship:  a one-time, $5,000 scholarship to a selected high school junior student at each of the following five (5) locations: Huntsville, AL; Hill, UT; Colorado Springs, CO; Albuquerque, NM; Chantilly,VA or Arlington/Alexandria, VA. The scholarship funds are distributed after high school graduation and acceptance into a four-year college or university. Funds are non-renewable

You can view the 2022 Dr. Wanda Austin Scholarship recipient by clicking here. 

You can view the 2022 Future STEM Leaders Scholarship recipients by clicking here. 


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The Aerospace Corporation is a national nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has more than 4,200 employees. With major locations in El Segundo, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Washington, D.C. region, Aerospace addresses complex problems across the space enterprise and other areas of national and international significance through agility, innovation, and objective technical leadership. For more information, visit www.aerospace.org. Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.