Each year NC Space Grant solicits proposals and applications from students to participate in the following programs. Please click on the links below for detailed descriptions of each program.

NC Space Grant/Lord Corporation Summer Internship
Deadline to apply: December 15, 2014
Award Value: $9,500
The NC Space Grant has partnered with the Lord Corporation to establish a summer internship program to give students real-world experiences in a cutting-edge industrial setting.

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
This program provides add-on support for graduate students (PhD and Masters) to supplement and enhance STEM research experiences at university labs, NASA centers, or commercial facilities.

Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program
This program engages the future STEM workforce in basic and/or applied aerospace-related research projects and facilitates the development of mentor relationship between students, faculty and the NASA community.


Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The goal of this program is to promote undergraduate STEM-related research by assisting students with establishing relationships with student and faculty mentors early in their academic career.

Community College STEM Scholarship ProgramThe goal of this scholarship program is to encourage students engaged in associate degree programs to pursue studies in math, engineering, science fields that are essential to America's industrial and technological competitiveness.

NASA Internship Opportunities
NASA has developed a single, Agency system for the recruitment, application, selection and career development of undergraduate and graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. Students access information about internship and fellowship opportunities across NASA to engage in research, aerospace education and space exploration. A student completes a single internship and/or fellowship application to express interest in up to 15 specific opportunities for each summer, fall, spring or year-long session. The Student On-Line Application for Recruiting Interns, Fellows, and Scholars (SOLAR) webiste is http://intern.nasa.gov. Students may explore and experience unique space and aeronautics content through NASA's education opportunities for higher education.