NASA Scholarships for Students of Space
NASA’s Office of Education is now accepting applications from undergraduate students for the NASA Scholarship and Research Opportunities. The deadline is March 31, 2015, so any aspiring space scientists and engineers out there should get typing!
The scholarships are made to individuals pursuing degrees that could help NASA fill deficiencies in the agency’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics workforce. There are two opportunities to apply:
- Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) which awards scholarships for individuals in one or more relevant NASA related, STEM disciplines. Students must currently attend or plan to attend an accredited Minority Serving Institution (MSI) in the United States.
- Aeronautics Undergraduate Scholarships (AUS) which awards scholarships for individuals in areas related to aeronautics. These scholarships are directed toward enhancing the state of aeronautics for the nation, transforming the nation’s air transportation system, and developing the knowledge, tools, and technologies to support future air and space vehicles.
There is a lot more Information available at the NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative at https://intern.nasa.gov . Visit the website and select “Scholarship.”
For students pursuing a Masters or Doctoral degree, the Aeronautics Graduate Scholarship Program is also awarding individual scholarships. You must be studying at an accredited United States academic institution.
According to the announcment:
“Aeronautics Graduate Scholarships are directed toward enhancing the state of aeronautics for the nation, transforming the nation’s air transportation system, and developing the knowledge, tools, and technologies to support future air and space vehicles. This scholarship opportunity, with a timeline of two years, is required by the NASA Authorization Act of 2005 in support of research degrees relevant to the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate.”
Information on the Aeronautics Graduate Scholarship Program can also be found at the NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative at https://intern.nasa.gov, by selecting “Scholarship”.