Going the Distance: Funding Your Undergraduate Science Education

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