If you plan to study aeronautical engineering, you may be able to get scholarships. While general scholarships can help, you can also obtain scholarships specific to aeronautical engineering for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Go to the NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program website to apply for the NASA scholarship, which is available for undergraduate and graduate students. You need to give details on your current studies, your proposed area of specialization, any publications or presentations you have to your credit, any awards or honors you have received, your personal statement, your essay, your transcripts and references. Application deadlines vary each year. Scholarship amounts vary each year but typically include money for your education as well as a stipend for summer internships.
Contact the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics at 703-264-7536 to get an application for one of its scholarships. As of 2011, the AIAA awards 30 undergraduate and 10 graduate scholarships in amounts between $2,000 and $10,000.
Use the College Prowler website to view independent aeronautical engineering scholarships for which you can apply. Click on the scholarships that you are interested in to get the application requirements and details. Amounts and deadlines vary.
Apply for a scholarship through the aeronautical engineering department at your college. Typically colleges with an aeronautical engineering program offer scholarships for undergraduate and graduate studies. Requirements, deadlines and amounts vary by school.