Scholarships


** SCHOLARSHIPS **
Source:  2/99 SUPERNOVA by Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
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*American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics* Title of Award: Undergraduate Scholarship Program Main Features: $1000 scholarship awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors. Number of awards is about 15-30. Eligibilitiy Requirements: Students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university. Students do not have to be members to apply but must become one before receiving a scholarship award. Deadline: January 31 Contact Information: 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 500 Reston, VA 20191-4344 Tel: (800) 639-AIAA (703) 264-7500 Fax: (703) 264-7551 Website: www.aiaa.org
*Geological Society of America - Planetary Geology Division* Title of Award: Stephen E. Dwornik Planetary Geology Division - Student Paper Award Main Features: Two $500 awards for best student presentation at the annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: one award for oral presentation and the other for paper presented as poster. Awards ceremony is held at NASA HQ, Washington, D.C. Eligibility Requirements: Must be U.S. citizen Deadline: December 15 Contact Information: Dwornik Planetary Geology Paper College of Charleston 66 George Street, Geology Department Charleston, SC 29424
*Hughes Aircraft Company* Title of Award: Hughes Aircraft Company Undergraduate Scholarships Description: Full tuition scholarship awards for students attending full-time at a university or while working between 20-32 hours at a Hughes facility and attending part-time at a university. Eligibility Requirements: Must have upper division standing or an AA degree with major interest in technological fields such as aerospace engineering. Must be U.S. citizen. Must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 for the first two years of undergraduate study. Must be admitted without condition to the upper division in a university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Deadline: Five months prior to the planned academic starting date. Contact Information: Hughes Aircraft Company Corporate Fellowship Office, Building C1/B168 P.O. Box 45066 Los Angeles, CA 90045-0066 Tel: (213) 568-6711
*International Space University* Description: Full and partial scholarships are available for the Master of Space Studies courses. The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to the best qualified candidates. Deadline: Full scholarships - March 31, 1999; Partial scholarships - depends on availability of funding Contact Information: Strasbourg Central Campus Parc d'Innovation Boulevard Gonthier d'Andernach 67400 ILLKIRCH-GRAFFENSTADEN Tel: +33 (0) 3 88 65 54 30 Fax: +33 (0) 3 88 65 54 47 Website: www.isunet.edu
*NASA Space Grant Consortium* Main Features: Space Grant offers undergraduate scholarship and graduate fellowship through a network of 52 university-based consortia in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Each consortium receives fellowship and scholarship funds from NASA. The consortia distributes these funds to student applicants from their member institutions. For 1997, the average undergraduate scholarship award was $2000. Contact Information: Contact the Space Grant Consortium at your state for application information. To obtain information about the Space Grant Consortium and its member institutions in your state, call (301) 286-6167 or access their website at calspace.ucsd.edu/spacegrant/webmap/sg-homepages.html Example: Texas Space Grant Consortium (Please consult your state's space grant consortium for more information.) Title of Award: Undergraduate Scholarships Main Features: $1000 scholarships have been established for senior-level students interested in space-related education and research. Eligibility Requirements: Full-time senior-level students enrolled at the participating member institutions. Must be U.S. citizen. Deadline: Submit scholarship applications to your institutional representative by March 12, 1999. Contact Information: Applications can be downloaded from the webiste at www.tsgc.utexas.edu/tsgc/grants For additional information, call (409) 845-1253. For general questions regarding other activities coordinated by Texas Space Grant Consortium, contact: Texas Spce Grant Consortium 3925 West Braker Lane, Suite 200 Austin, TX 78759 Tel: (800) 248-8742 Fax: (512) 471-3585
*National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG)* Title of Award: National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship Main Features: Established to promote advanced studies of disciplines vital to the country's national defense. Students receive stipends for each year. Stipends are prorated for fellowship periods of less than 12 months; however, the duration of the fellowship will not be less than 9 months. In addition to the stipend, the sponsor pays the student's tuition and provides $2000 per yearto the student's department Eligibility Requirements: Must have received B.S./B.A. degrees before fall of fellowship. Must be U.S. citizen. Deadline: January 19 2000 Contact Information: NDSEG Fellowship Program American Society for Engineering Education 1818 N Street, N.W. #600 Washington, DC 20036 Tel:(202)331-3516 Email:ndseg@asee.org Website: www.asee.org/NDSEG
*National Space Club* Title of Award: Dr. Robert H. Goddard Space Science and Engineering Scholarship Main Features: One $10 000 scholarship per year for juniors and seniors who have scholastic plans to participate in the aerospace sciences and technology. Eligibility Requirements: Must be at least in the junior year of an accredited university who intends to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in space sciences during the interval of the scholarship. Must be U.S. citizen. Deadline: January 9 Contact Information: 655 15th Street NW, Suite 300 Washington, DC 20005
*Society of Women Engineers* Title of Award: Judith Resnik Memorial Scholarship Description: $2000 scholarship awarded to a senior studying in an engineering field with a space-related major and intends to pursue career in space industry. Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled at a four-year institution and be female. Must be a member to apply. Must have at least a 3.5 GPA. Must be U.S. citizen. Deadline: February 1 Contact Information: 120 Wall Street, 11th Floor New York, NY 10005
*Universities Space Research Association* Title of Award: Jim Willett and Jack Sevier Memorial Scholarships Description: $500 scholarships awarded to juniors or seniors who have shown a career interest in the physical sciences or engineering with an emphasis on space research or space science education. Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited institution that offers courses leading to a degree in physical sciences or engineering. Must have completed at least two (2) years of college credits by the time the award is received. Must be U.S. citizen. Deadline: May 1, 2000 Contact Information: The USRA Scholarship Program C/O Universities Space Research Association 10227 Wincopin Circle, Suite #212 Columbia, MD 21044-3459 Website: www.usra.edu/scholarships/
*U.S. Space and Rocket Center* Title of Award: Science Communication Space Academy Scholarships Description: Between 20 and 40 ninth and tenth grade winners will receive a scholarship to a special Science Communications Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Deadline: January 15, 1999 Contact Information: Tel: (800) 894-2575
*Vertical Flight Foundation* Title of Award: Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship Description: About eight $1000-$2000 scholarships awarded for undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in vertical flight technology. Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled at a four-year institution Deadline: February 1 Contact Information: 217 North Washington Street Alexandria, VA 22314


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