Aerospace Education Programs Overview

AFA Aerospace Education Programs 

Providing Educational Opportunities for Our Total Force Airmen, their Families and America's Youth

K-12 Educator Grants

AFA's Educator Grants provide up to $500 per academic year in support to elementary and secondary classrooms for aerospace education programs, opportunities, and activities when no support is currently available.


Civil Air Patrol

The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Unit Grants and Civil Air Patrol Educator Grants are funded by AFA and managed by Civil Air Patrol Headquarters, and helps to provide educational opportunities for America's youth.



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AFA's Scholarships offer financial assistance and support to Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve service members, their Dependents, Air Force Spouses, Cadets and Civilians who are furthering their education in contribution to our nation's future.


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AFA's CyberPatriot program inspires K-12 students toward careers in cyber security or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future.



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Teacher of the Year

AFA's Teacher of the Year program is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) focused program where teachers are recognized for exceptional performance in education at the local, state and national levels.

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AFA's StellarXplorers Competition inspires and attracts high school students to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through a challenging, space system design contest involving all aspects of system development and operation with a spacecraft/payload focus.


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We Need Your Help!

Support AFA's Education Programs

Support today by clicking the donate button and selecting Education Programs.

Your generous contribution allows us to fund our family-centered programs that support

our Total Force Airmen, their families and exceptional educators financially,

encourages our youth to build on their strengths in STEM related fields, and ensures a stronger future and Air Force family! 


For more details on AFA's Education Programs contact:

Christine Brown at or (703)-247-5800 ext. 4891 

For Sponsorship Opportunities click here or 

Fred Ullman at or (703)-247-5800 ext. 5842