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AIAA Is hosting an essay contest for 7th and 8th grade students.

For more information, please view the attached flyer. Essays (and follow-up questions) should go to

Important Deadlines:
  • April 30, 2022: National deadline for student/schools to submit their essays to their local sections officers (Section Officer POC)
  • May 15, 2022: National deadline for local sections to submit their local section winners to SSTC
  • June 1, 2022: SSTC Announcement of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners to sections/teachers/students
  • June 2022: SSTC to mail awards to winning students
  • Aerospace America Magazine to announce winners in the September 2022 issue
AIAA Essay Contest Poster 2022