Scholarships

Scholarships and Awards

Every spring term, continuing Aero students are invited to apply for department endowed scholarships and awards.  A call for applications is emailed to all eligible students in December/January.  For more information, contact Diane Jeffers, dejeffer@illinois.edu

AE Undergraduate Student Awards and Scholarships.  You may nominate yourself. 

 

Michael A Miller Aerospace Engineering Innovation Award

This award was established to increase awareness of entrepreneurship in aerospace engineering.

 

Dale S. Margerum Memorial Award

Presented annually to an undergraduate student. Recipient is selected for outstanding leadership qualities as exemplified by his or her participation in departmental extracurricular activities.

 

To be eligible for the following scholarships, students must be a registered undergraduate student in the current academic year in which it is awarded.

Robert W. McCloy Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an Aerospace Engineering student in recognition of excellent academic performance.

 

Lee H. Sentman Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an Aerospace Engineering student in recognition of excellent academic performance.

 

H.S. Stillwell Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an Aerospace Engineering student. 

 

H.S. Stillwell Problem Solving Scholarship

Awarded annually to an outstanding Aerospace Engineering junior or first semester senior who exhibits good problem-solving skills. 

 

Roger A. Strehlow Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to an Aerospace Engineering student in recognition of excellent academic performance.

 

H. Everett Sutter Passion for Flying Scholarship

Awarded annually to an Aerospace Engineering student who is “uniquely passionate about flying.” 

 

 

Additional awards and scholarships:

The University of Illinois Office of Student Financial Aid has a database of many scholarships, ranging from college to university wide scholarships.

There are also many campus awards for which you can apply.

 

Financial Aid

Aero students may be eligible for several types of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, and federal work study. Details on these programs can be found on the University of Illinois Admissions website.