Student Opportunities

Click on program links below for more information.

Each year NC Space Grant solicits proposals and applications from students to participate in the following programs:

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2014
Award Range: $6,000 to $8,000

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.

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Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2014
Award Range: $4,000 to $6,000

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.

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NC Space Grant/Lord Corporation Summer Internship
Deadline to apply: December 31, 2013
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.

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Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2014
Award Amount: $1,000

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.

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Community College STEM Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2014
Award Amount: $1,000

The 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.

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NASA Internship Opportunities
Deadline to apply: Varies
Amount: Varies

Students may explore and experience unique space and aeronautics content through NASA's education opportunities for higher education.


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Previous Student Award Recipients: 03-04 | 04-05 | 05-06 | 06-07 | 07-08 | 08-09 | 09-10 |10-11