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Grants & Scholarships


CAP is not conducting an educator member grant program at this time, but would like to share three alliance organizational grant/scholarship programs which we endorse:


1- The Air & Space Forces Association (AFA), CAP's partner in aerospace/STEM education, works to try to assist K-12th grade educators perpetuate aerospace/STEM education programs/projects with an annual $500 competitive grant program. The application dates are from September 1st- December 15th each year. Grant recipients are announced in February.  Find info HERE. 

2- The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) also has an AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant Program for K-12 educators who are AIAA educator members. The application dates are from June 1 to August 31.  Grant recipients are announced in September. Find info HERE.

  • K-12 Aerospace Micro Lessons:  About 100 lessons found HERE.

  • AIAA Foundation Education Achievement AWARD: Find out all info HERE. Nominations are accepted September 30 - December 1.  See below:

$5,000 award to the educator; $5,000 award to the educator’s school or organization; trip to Washington, DC to be     honored at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala; crystal apple presented to the educator at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala


3- The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has an AOPA teacher Flight Training Scholarship program.  Eligibility involves being an AOPA Member, as well as a full time employee of a school or school system, and, teaching the free AOPA High School Aviation STEM Curriculum. The application dates are from January 1-March 1.  

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Other sites, below, may help locate other educator grants. Use personal discernment before going to any site:






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