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Scholarships and Fellowships


Department Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities

Each year, the AEM Scholarship committee awards scholarships based on academic achievement to full-time, upper division students admitted to the BAEM program. There is no process to apply for these scholarships - selection is made by AEM Awards Committee each Fall Semester.

Lower division scholarships are reviewed and awarded by the CSE student affairs office. More information here.

Boeing Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship for a student majoring in aerospace engineering and mechanics at the University of Minnesota and who is a citizen of the US. It is awarded to a full-time AEM student entering his or her junior year who is classified as an upper-division student. Receipt of the award is based on scholastic merit and high potential. The recipient must be authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States and have an expressed interest in employment with the Boeing Company.

Rose Minkin Aerospace Engineering Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship for a student majoring in aerospace engineering and mechanics at the University of Minnesota. It is awarded to a sophomore student (62 credits completed satisfactorily) who holds the highest GPA after four consecutive semesters. The student may have already advanced to his or her junior year when the award is given. Completion of an application is not required. The Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Awards Committee reviews each eligible undergraduate's GPA and makes their selection annually.

Other Undergraduate Merit-Based Scholarships

  • The Chester Gaskell Aeronautical -- Engineering Scholarship
  • The AEM Program Initiatives Scholarship
  • Robert and Marjorie Jewett Scholarship
  • Richard & Shirley DeLeo Scholarship
  • The Eric W. Harslem Scholarship for Aerospace Engineering
  • John and Robert McCollom Memorial Scholarship
  • Lawrence E. Goodman Scholarship in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics


External Undergraduate Scholarships

Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Fellowships/Scholarships

Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships/Fellowships for students majoring in some field of aerospace science or engineering. The Minnesota Space Grant Consortium is funded by NASA. Fellowships and scholarships are limited to US citizens who are students at one of the Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Affiliated Institutions of Higher Education. Students must have an exhibited interested in some field of aerospace science or engineering. Students should apply to the appropriate individual at their Minnesota Space Grant Consortium School or to the Consortium Wide Scholarship Program Competition which is held each spring.
See: Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Fellowships/Scholarship for more information and how to apply.

AIAA Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics awards these scholarships to outstanding students pursuing science and engineering degrees related to the field of aerospace. Eligibility, award amounts, selection criteria, and application information is available at their web site here.



Graduate Student Fellowship Opportunities

Graduate students can find fellowship information through the Graduate School. See also the AEM Graduate Financial Aid, Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Fellowships/Scholarships listed above, and the Office of Scholarships & Finanical Aid noted above.



Additional Information

Information on scholarships in other areas or programs at the University of Minnesota can be found on the University One Stop Financial Aid web page.

If you have any questions regarding AEM scholarships, please e-mail the department at aem-dept@umn.edu

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