Applications for the NASA College Scholarship Fund will be open February 1 – March 31, 2011.
Up to five scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 each. The scholarship is renewable for a maximum of $8,000 over 6 calendar years.
- Applicants must be dependents of current/retired NASA employees or reimbursable detailees with NASA for a period of 2 years as of January 2011. (There is no minimum period of employment requirement for eligible dependents of former NASA employees or former reimbursable detailees who died while employed by NASA.)
- All applicants must, in addition to the NASA dependency requirement, be graduated properly from an accredited public, private, parochial high school, be graduated from a home schooling program in accordance with the home schooling laws of the state in which the applicant resides, or be currently enrolled in college with good academic standing.
- An applicant must have a minimum combined high school and college (if any) grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent.
- Must be pursuing a course of study in the science or engineering field that will lead to a recognized undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university in the United States.
For details, please visit the NCSF website at http://nasapeople.nasa.gov/NASAScholarship/schopp.htm