AFA Aerospace Education Programs Overview

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


K-12 Educator Grants

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 Unit Grant and Civil air Patrol Educator Grant is funded by AFA and managed by Civil Air Patrol Headquarters, and helps to provide educational opportunities for America's youth.



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Teacher of the Year

The 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 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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Platinum Sponsor



Silver Sponsor


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


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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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Get Involved

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