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NASA’s Women in STEM High School (WISH) 2013 Aerospace Scholars Program applications due January, 3, 2013

logoNASA OFFERS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS A CHANCE TO JUMP-START THEIR FUTURE — NASA is offering high school junior girls from across the United States an opportunity to jump-start their future by participating in the Women In STEM High School (WISH) Aerospace Scholars program for 2013.

WISH participants will participate in online forums focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) topics, and complete online activities to qualify for a six-day summer experience at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. During the summer experience, they will work with mentors to design a mission to Mars, interact with NASA female role models, and mingle with scientists and engineers as they learn about careers in STEM.

Applications are due Jan. 3. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, female high school juniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and interested in STEM. They must have access to the Internet and e-mail, be able to commit to the project for one year and participate in the Johnson summer program in 2013.

WISH Aerospace Scholars is sponsored by NASA’s Education Flights Project Office and offered at no cost to the participants. Questions about WISH may be directed to JSC-NHAS@mail.nasa.gov.

To learn more about NASA’s Women In STEM High School Aerospace Scholars, visit: http://wish.aerospacescholars.org/

For more information about NASA’s education programs, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/education

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NASA Summer 2013 Student Opportunities Application System Opens NOVEMBER 1, 2012

One Stop Shopping Initiative Website

NASA’s One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) online application system opens November 1, 2012. Visit intern.nasa.gov for more details.

Students interested in NASA internship, fellowship, and scholarship opportunities should view/search NASA opportunities at intern.nasa.gov. Students will complete one online application via the Student On-Line Application for Recruiting Interns, Fellows and Scholars (SOLAR) for up to 15 opportunities per session.

Opportunities for 2013 are open through OSSI from November 1, 2012 through February 1, 2013. Selections and awards will be made starting February 2, 2013.

Visit http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/internships for more information.

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NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program – Deadline Jan 15, 2012

NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is accepting scholarship applications from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2012 academic year. The application deadline is Jan. 15, 2012.

Graduate students must apply under a specific research topic to align with NASA’s aeronautics research programs. The list of available topics is posted online.

NASA expects to award 20 undergraduate and five graduate scholarships to students in aeronautics or related fields. Undergraduate students entering their second year of study will receive up to $15,000 per year for two years and the opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend by interning at a NASA research center during the summer.

Graduate students will receive up to $35,000 per year for up to three years, with an opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend interning at a NASA research center for up to two consecutive summers.

Students not committed to a specific academic institution or program still may apply. If accepted, they must be admitted by fall 2012 into an aeronautical engineering program or related field of study at an accredited U.S. university. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Scholarship money may be used for tuition and other school-related expenses.

NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate conducts cutting-edge, fundamental and integrated systems research in traditional and emerging disciplines. The intent is to help transform the nation’s air transportation system and to support development of future air and space vehicles.

Its goals include improving airspace capacity and flexibility; aviation safety and aircraft performance; reducing overall noise, engine emissions and fuel usage.

For details about this scholarship program, a list of available research topics and the application process, visit http://nasa.asee.org/.

For more information about aeronautics research at NASA, visit: http://www.aeronautics.nasa.gov.

Questions about this scholarship should be directed to nasa.asp@asee.org.

OMSI Professional Development and Field Trip Scholarship Opportunity for Educators – Deadline June 17, 2011

Teachers inspire wonder in their students every day. But how do teachers stay inspired? OMSI would like to invite you to apply for a unique professional development and field trip scholarship opportunity. This scholarship includes year-long professional development support (minimum 30 hours per school) for science teachers and field trips to OMSI during the 2011-2012 school year. The purpose of the scholarship is to positively impact students’ Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) learning by deepening the connection between classroom instruction and museum visits and providing extensive access to OMSI resources.

Application and Selection Process
· Three schools from Oregon and Southwest Washington will be selected.
· Application deadline is June 17, 2011
· The selections will be made over the summer and candidates will be notified no later than August 1, 2011.
· If your school is selected, OMSI will contact you over the summer to begin outlining the details.

To apply, please complete the attached application, and return it to:

OMSI Program Sales and Registration
1945 SE Water Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
Fax: 503-239-7800
E-mail: register@omsi.edu

If you have questions about, please contact the Program Sales and Registration Office at 503.797.4661 or register@omsi.edu

OMSI Scholarship Application

Oregon Space Grant Scholarship Programs for 2011-12 – Applications Due April 15, 2011

The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is now accepting applications for the 2011-12 OSGC Scholarship Programs. Eligibility guidelines and application procedures are detailed in the scholarship guide, available for download in PDF format at the following link: http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/2011Guide.pdf.

Awards for the 2011-12 Academic Year will be made in the following categories:
Community College Scholarships ($2,000 each)
Scholarships for 4-year Institutions ($3,000 each)
Undergraduate Research Scholarships ($5,000 each)
Senior Undergraduate Achievement Awards ($1,000 each)

For questions regarding OSGC Scholarship opportunities, contact spacegrant@oregonstate.edu or visit the Oregon Space Grant website at http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu

NASA College Scholarship Fund – Deadline March 31, 2011

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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program – Deadline Jan 17, 2011

NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is accepting scholarship applications for the 2011 academic year. The application deadline is Jan. 17, 2011.

NASA expects to award 20 undergraduate and five graduate scholarships to students in aeronautics or related fields. Undergraduate students entering their second year of study will receive up to $15,000 per year for two years and the opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend by interning at a NASA research center during the summer.

Graduate students will receive up to $35,000 per year for up to three years, with an opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend interning at a NASA research center for up to two consecutive summers.

Students who have not committed to a specific academic institution or program still may apply. However, if accepted, they must be admitted by fall 2011 into a suitable aeronautical engineering program or related field of study at an accredited U.S. university. All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Scholarship money may be used for tuition and other school-related expenses.

NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate conducts cutting edge, fundamental and integrated systems research in traditional and emerging disciplines. The intent is to help transform the nation’s air transportation system and to support development of future air and space vehicles. Goals include improving airspace capacity and flexibility; aviation safety and aircraft performance; reducing overall noise, engine emissions and fuel usage.

For more information about this opportunity and to apply online, visit http://nasa.asee.org/
Questions about this scholarship should be directed to nasa.asp@asee.org.

Women in Aerospace (WIA) Foundation 2010-2011 Scholarships – Deadline June 30, 2010

Women in Aerospace (WIA) Foundation 2010-2011 Scholarships are designed to encourage young women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering, science or math.

Awards Given
One award of $1000 will be given to a rising junior or senior in college, to be applied to the 2010-2011 academic year.

Scholarship Timeline
April 1, 2010: Announcement released
June 30, 2010: Applications due
September 15, 2010: Scholarship recipient notified
October 26, 2010: Scholarship recipient honored at WIA Awards Banquet in the Washington, DC area (Travel funds will be provided for the awardee to attend the banquet).

Eligibility Requirements
• Must have a minimum college grade point average (GPA) of not less than the equivalent of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
• Must have completed at least two academic years of full-time college work and must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, working towards a bachelors degree, and plan to continue to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year.
• Must be interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field.
• Must be entering either junior or senior year. Sophomores and juniors who receive one scholarship are not restricted from applying in subsequent years.
• Must be female, of any citizenship or nationality.

Application Requirements
• College transcripts from all universities or colleges attended. Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable.
• Two letters of recommendation, at least one from a professor or supervisor. Recommendations from relatives will not be accepted.
• A maximum 1000 word essay on why the applicant is interested in aerospace, what she wants to accomplish in her career, and why she deserves the scholarship.

Application Submission Process
One hard (paper) copy with the above application materials to be mailed to:

Women in Aerospace Foundation
Attn: Scholarship Selection Committee
204 E Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Applications must be received by June 30, 2010. Recommendation forms and transcripts may be mailed separately, if necessary, but must be received by this deadline. Questions about the application can be directed to the WIA Foundation at 202-547-0229 or info@womeninaerospacefoundation.org

Download the full application at the following link:
http://www.womeninaerospace.org/forms/foundation/scholarship_app.pdf

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