Scholarships and Financial Aid

AEM offers a variety of opportunities for both prospective and current students. 

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Lower Division and Transfer Students

Freshman applicants are automatically considered for various college-wide and University-wide scholarships.

Scholarships for other lower division and transfer students are reviewed and managed through the College of Science and Engineering.

Upper Division Students

We award scholarships based on academic achievement to full-time, upper division students admitted to the BAEM program. There is no formal process for applying for these scholarships. All upper division students are considered and election is made by the AEM Awards Committee each fall.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

Undergraduate Merit-Based Scholarships

Richard D. and Wyona R. Bartsch AEM Scholarship

Rose Minkin Aerospace Engineering

Boeing Scholarship

The Chester Gaskell Aeronautical -- Engineering Scholarship

The AEM  Strategic 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

Richard G. Brasket AEM Scholarship

Louis R. and Dona S. Wagner Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Scholarship

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Program

AIAA awards scholarships to academically outstanding students who are pursuing science and engineering degrees related to the field of aerospace.

Financial Aid

Information regarding financial aid types and more information, including frequently asked questions, cost calculators, and residency/reciprocity, can be found through the One Stop Student Services website..

Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Fellowships/Scholarships

These fellowships and scholarships are awarded to graduate and undergraduate students majoring in any field of aerospace science or engineering. The Minnesota Space Grant Consortium is funded by NASA.

Fellowships and scholarships are limited to U.S. citizens who are students at one of the Minnesota Space Grant Consortium Affiliated Institutions of Higher Education. To apply, please contact Prof. Demoz Gebre-Egziabher (,, Director of the Minnesota Space Grant Consortium at . Applications are also accepted during the Consortium Wide Scholarship Program Competition held each spring.

Application deadlines are typically in January each year. See current application deadlines and other details.