Post-graduate fellowships

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium

Post-graduate fellowships

About NASA Space Grant Fellowships

The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium offers fellowships for graduate students in science, engineering or math at Washington State University. These competitive fellowships are based on academic achievement, a personal essay, a recommendation from a faculty mentor and future academic promise.

Graduate students receiving stipend and tuition support for the nine month school year from state or privately funded sources (TA and RA) will be given priority for this award.

To apply:

  • Submit an application (found at
  • In addition to personal information you will need the following:
    • Your mentor’s name and email address.
    • The title or short description of your project.
    • A one page “statement of interest”. The essay should explain your interest in an area of science or engineering broadly related to activities supported by NASA.
  • A letter of recommendation will be requested from the faculty mentor named in the application.

To be eligible for a NASA Space Grant, you must:

  • Have a faculty mentor who will supervise your research project during the duration of the scholarship period.
  • Have a research project in a field broadly related to activities supported by NASA.
  • Be a U. S. citizen.

Other requirements - Awardees are required to:

  • Submit a three page summary of the funded research and explain how it will help in your future academic work or career goals. This summary is due April 20, 2018.

Graduate fellowships of $2500 each will be awarded for students from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. Fellowships are awarded for the spring 2018 semester. Students may reapply for the NASA Space Grant Fellowships. The Washington NASA Space Grant program values diversity and strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.

Deadline for applications for Spring 2019 is January 31, 2019.

For questions, contact

Professor David P. Field
Professor and Associate Dean, VCEA
Washington State University
Arts and Sciences
Professor V. S. “Mano” Manoranjan
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences
Washington State University

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