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Going the Distance: Professionals and Students of all ages
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Posted:   01/29/14
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 Resources for Professionals and Students of all ages

Every year, the National Space Club awards a scholarship of $10,000 in memory of American rocketry pioneer, Dr. Robert H. Goddard. Colorized image of Dr. Goddard at a Clark University chalkboard in 1924. Image Credit: NASA
Here is a brief list of available scholarships for everyone: science teachers and students of all ages. Researchers and post-docs are encouraged to apply for #1. Graduate level and professionals have access to #2.

These represent a small fraction of what's out there now.

For Scientists and/or Science Teachers of all ages:
1) Oak Ridge National Laboratories' Institute for Science and Education
Official site: http://see.orau.org/
Final Deadline: Varies, Check Website

2) Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
Official site: http://www.rotary.org/en/grants
Final Deadline: District Grants Varies by District, Check Website
Final Deadline: Global Grant Applications Accepted on a Rolling Basis
Final Deadline: Packaged Grant Applications Accepted on a Rolling Basis

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

4) 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

5) NASA - National Space Club
Official website: http://www.spaceclub.org/programs/scholars.html
Deadline: Check website


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