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Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

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The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium offers scholarships for students in science, engineering, or math at Washington State University. These competitive grants are based on academic achievement, a personal essay, a recommendation from a faculty mentor who will supervise the studentís research and future academic promise.

Flood damage

As most WSU students are aware, the IT Building suffered some major flood damage from a burst pipe. This may prevent your access to the on-line application. We are evaluating workarounds and adjusting the deadline if needed. If you cannot apply today please try again tomorrow. As of 3:25 PM on 12-12-13 the application system was working. Deadline has been extended to December 17, 2013.

NASA Space Grant Program Overview

In 1989, NASA took the century-old idea of a land grant university and gave it a new spin for the 21st century, creating space grant colleges and universities. Through the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, NASA pioneered an approach to education dedicated to assuring a productive future in aerospace science and technology for the nation.

Currently, 52 independently governed consortia administer NASA Space Grant programs in research, education, and public service. Their purpose is

  • to establish a national network of universities with interests in aeronautics, space, and related fields
  • to encourage cooperation among aerospace industry, government and universities
  • to encourage interdisciplinary training, research, and public service programs related to aerospace
  • to promote a strong educational base in science, math, engineering, and technology from the elementary grades through the university levels.

Scholarship Programs

Undergraduate Scholarships
Application Due December 17, 2013
Graduate Fellowships
Application Due December 17, 2013
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, PO Box 642920, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-2920, 509-335-8654, Contact Us