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Going the Distance: Funding Your Undergraduate Science Education
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Posted:   01/23/14
Author:    Sheyna E. Gifford, MD

Summary: In this series of blog posts, contributors from gURLs in space offer advice on how to fund an education in the space sciences.

Funding your undergraduate Science education

NASA Johnson Space Center Pathways Intern Hannah Bradley in the Commander's seat of Space Shuttle Atlantis. Credit: NASA JSC
Here is a brief list of available scholarships. They represent a small fraction of what's out there now.

1) Environmental Studies
Annie's Homegrown, Inc. Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship
Official site: http://www.annies.com/our-practices/farming/agricultural-scholarships/
Deadline: Check the website


2) Projects in Environmental studies
Brower Youth Awards
Official site: http://broweryouthawards.org/article.php?list=type&type=54
Final Deadline: Check the website


3) Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Official site: http://www.mayo.edu/mgs/surf.html
Final Deadline: Check the website


4) For undergraduates interested in computer science: Microsoft Scholarships
Official site: http://careers.microsoft.com/careers/en/us/internships-scholarships.aspx
Final Deadline: Check Website


5) Society for Women Engineers Scholarship
Official site: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels_
Final Deadline: February 15, 2014 Sophomore - Graduate level
Final Deadline: May 15, 2014 Freshman deadline


6) For women in ocean science or engineering: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Official site: http://www.whoi.edu/main/undergraduate-programs
Final Deadline: February 15, 2014

7) NASA Undergraduate Student Researchers Program
Official site: http://usrp.usra.edu/

8) NASA Ames Academy for Space Exploration
Official site: http://academy.arc.nasa.gov/

9) NASA Education Associates Program
Official site: http://eap.usra.edu

10) NASA Internships Portal
Official site: https://intern.nasa.gov/ossi/web/public/main/index.cfm?solarAction=view&subAction=content&contentCode=HOME_PAGE_INTERNSHIPS
Deadline: Check the website

11) NASA Ames Community College Education and Development Program
Official site: http://accedp.usra.edu/
Deadline: Check the website

12) NASA Pathways Program Opportunities
Official site: http://nasajobs.nasa.gov/studentopps/default.htm
Deadline: Check website


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