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Oregon NASA Space Grant 2013-14 Scholarship Call Now OPEN

FOR TRANSPARENCY_OregonSpaceGrantLogoThe 2013-14 Oregon Space Grant Consortium Scholarship Program is now OPEN!
Application Deadline: May 17, 2013

The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to provide students attending our member colleges and universities opportunities to apply for scholarship awards that support their academic goals and recognize their achievements. Scholarships are open to new and continuing students in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and STEM education disciplines. The scholarship program supports the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) objectives of fostering and encouraging career goals in STEM and STEM education. Individuals from under-represented groups in the STEM fields are encouraged to apply.

Several unique scholarship opportunities exist catering to different degree programs, career goals, and institution types. Details regarding each of these opportunities are found in the Scholarship Guide, available for download on the OSGC website scholarship page. Please read the Scholarship Guide carefully for eligibility requirements, application instructions and links to the online application system.

Scholarships are awarded through a competitive process. Note: Students receiving awards in past competitions may apply and receive awards for subsequent competitions.

Awards for the 2013-14 Academic Year will be made in the following categories:

– OSGC Community College Scholarships
Online application:

– OSGC 4-Year Institution Scholarships
Online application:

– OSGC Undergraduate Research Scholarships
Online application:

For more information about the OSGC 2013-14 Scholarship Program, go to

Questions regarding OSGC Scholarship opportunities, application procedures, or eligibility may be directed to OSGC staff by phone at 541.737.2414 or via email to


Christopher Columbus Foundation Life Science Awards – Deadline March 27, 2012

Christopher Columbus Foundation 2012 Life Sciences Awards – Nominations now being accepted online only at:

Sponsored by the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Fifth Annual Life Sciences Awards competition will present: one $10,000 award to a scientist; one $5,000 award to a high school educator; and two $1,000 awards to high school students, all who are judged to exemplify excellence in life sciences.

Please visit the website above for Competition Rules and Regulations. The Nomination deadline is: Tuesday, March 27, 2012.


Scholarships Available Now From Oregon NASA Space Grant – Deadline November 1, 2011

Apply now for Oregon Space Grant Scholarships!

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Apply today for scholarships from the Oregon NASA Space Grant

Deadline November 1, 2011

After a three month wait, the Oregon NASA Space Grant is pleased to announce that our 2011 Scholarship Programs are now available for students! In addition to an extended application period, the new awards will now be offered in a single payment during December.

Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000 per student awardee. Please take a moment to review the scholarship guide available on our website The guide includes detailed application instructions and guidelines for each opportunity.

Note: If you’ve already sent an application for one of this year’s scholarships, you do not need to submit a new application; you should expect an email (sent during the first week of October) requesting an updated transcript. Follow the instructions in the email in order to be considered for the extended scholarship opportunity.

We look forward to your participation!

The Aerospace states Association 2011 Student Scholarships – Deadline April 30, 2011

The Aerospace States Association offers scholarships annually.

* A $1,500 ASA scholarship, to be competed for, and awarded annually to up to two students pursuing an aerospace-related education.
* The scholarship/s shall be available each year. The student can only win once.
* The candidate’s application for the scholarship shall include community-related activities, school-related activities, grade point average, field of study and an official transcript. An academic-based, personal letter of recommendation shall also accompany the application. These documents shall be sent to the attention of the ASA Education Committee Chair at the address on the application form for review.
* The applicant may only be an entering sophomore or junior in an undergraduate degree program pursuing study in the areas of physical sciences, engineering, or aviation or aerospace related fields.
* Scholarship candidate’s application should be submitted to the ASA Education Committee Chair by April 30 of each year.
* The scholarship would be made available for the fall school term of the year under consideration.
* The scholarship shall be awarded in the form of a check made out to the scholarship awardee/awardees appropriate school, and it shall be understood that the funds are for tuition and books only.

A scholarship application is available at the following link:

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:

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 or visit the Oregon Space Grant website at

2011 National Community College Aerospace Scholars – Applications Due Dec 9, 2010

The National Community College Aerospace Scholars program is designed specifically for community college students across the U.S. who are interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Selected participants gain access to an interactive, online learning experience where they complete Web-based lessons. Participants also travel to NASA for a three-day experience where they work with NASA engineers and scientists developing a proposal for a fictitious Martian rover. The only cost to applicants is a $30 registration fee. Travel costs, food and lodging are covered by NASA.

Applications are available online and must be submitted by Dec. 9, 2010.

For more information about this opportunity and to apply online, visit

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
Questions about this scholarship should be directed to

2011 Texas High School Aerospace Scholars – Deadline Nov 15, 2010

The Texas High School Aerospace Scholars project is an interactive, online learning experience. It is highlighted by a six-day internship where selected students are encouraged to study mathematics, science, engineering or computer science by interacting with engineers at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.

The Texas High School Aerospace Scholars project is open to high school juniors throughout Texas. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and have access to the Internet. The application deadline is Nov. 15, 2010.

For additional information on the project and to apply online, visit

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