August 30, 2021

Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) Aerospace Career Enhancement (ACE) Scholarship Program

2021-2022 Academic Year Application is Available

AISES is pleased to offer a scholarship program in partnership with the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Indigenous students interested in an aerospace career pursuing an associate, bachelor, or graduate degree in the state of Washington are welcome and encouraged to apply. Awards are $5,000 for the academic year with additional assistance available for students with dependent children.

Scholarship Amount
$5,000 per academic year for associates, undergraduate, and graduate students.
Students with dependent children will also receive preference and may be eligible for additional financial support for childcare via SPEEA-ACE program of up to $5,000.
Student Status and Eligible Degrees

Pursing a degree in engineering or other high-demand degree that supports professional and technical careers in the aerospace industry.
Must be a full-time student enrolled in Washington State’s public higher education systems at the associates, bachelor, masters, or doctorate degree level.
Veterans and active-duty military spouses’ students will be offered preference.

Grade Point Average
Must have a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher cumulative GPA.

Tribal Citizenship
Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a descendant of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state-recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or descendant from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or descendant from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card. Please note, AISES may not always have scholarships available for non-citizens of the United States.

AISES Membership
All scholarships require applicants be current AISES members at the time of application. All applicants will be required to enter a valid AISES membership number. To get a membership number join AISES or retrieve your membership number through AISES Membership Portal.
AISES membership is now FREE for all pre-college and college students! Sign up to become a member here.

Application Deadline
AISES SPEEA Scholarship application deadline is September 28, 2021 at 10:59 PM (PDT); 11:59 PM (MDT); 12:59 AM (CDT); 1:59 AM (EDT).