Monday, December 3, 2012

Virginia Space Grant Consortium 2013–2014 Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Announces
2013–2014 Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities!

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Scholarship and Fellowship Program.  Each academic year the VSGC awards over $300,000 in scholarships and fellowships to students attending Virginia Space Grant member institutions and majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field.

The Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarship Program provides a one-year scholarship of up to $8,500 to support undergraduate students actively engaged in a research project with a faculty mentor.

The Graduate STEM Research Fellowship Program provides $5,000 in support to graduate students actively engaged in a research project with a faculty mentor.  The Graduate Fellowship is add-on support for students and is renewable for one year.

Research proposals from students majoring in any STEM field and working on a project that supports NASA’s mission are welcomed.  VSGC can assist students and faculty in identifying appropriate research projects.  Please see our website for details.

The STEM Bridge Scholarship Program provides $1,000 renewable awards to sophomore students from any federally recognized minority group enrolled full-time in a program of study in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) at one of the five Virginia Space Grant member universities.

The VSGC is especially seeking applications from underrepresented minorities, females, and persons with disabilities.  Complete program information including student eligibility and a link to the online application are available at:  

If you require further program information or additional copies of any flyers please contact me or Denice Dublin, VSGC Program and Development Specialist, or  (757) 766-5210.

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