Category Archives: Student

NASA Seeks Space Technology Graduate Fellowship Applicants

The NASA Office of the Chief Technologist requests applicants for Space Technology Graduate Fellowships. Awards ranging from $30,000 for MS students to $36,000 for Ph.D. students will be granted. Funding will be directly to U.S. accredited institutions in the form of training grants. Institutions must apply via the NSPIRES system. Please see below for more information. Continue reading

Space Grant Graduate Fellowship Program at UCSD

The California Space Grant Consortium is proud to announce the 2008-2009 Space Grant Graduate Fellowship Program at UCSD. Fellowships ranging from $6,000 to $8,000 will be awarded in the research theme area of:

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and their associated science payload sensors and technology.


Application Period (Revised): November 19, 2008 – January 16, 2009

Who can apply? UCSD graduate students who are U.S. citizens.

For the full announcement and how to apply, please click here.

NASA ESMD Summer 2009 Internship Application Now Available!

The application process for the 2009 ESMD Summer Internships has begun. Interested students must first go to to find ESMD Internship opportunities and the password to access the ESMD Intern Application. You can then link to the ESMD Intern Application at

The application is open November 17, 2008 – February 1, 2009. Applications must be complete, including transcripts and letters of recommendation. Every student is required to complete an online application. The transcripts and letters of recommendation may be electronically attached to the application or mailed in hard copy. Hard copies must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2009.

Students must meet the minimum requirements to be eligible for an ESMD internship. These requirements include the following:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen to participate. Proof of citizenship will be required if selected.
  • Age 18 or older
  • Community college, undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply
  • Minimum of 30 credit hours/45 quarter hours completed
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. university, college, or community college.

For a copy of the ESMD Student Information Handbook, please click here.

Interested in Year-Round Internships?

NASA’s Education Associates program offers college and university students and faculty the opportunity to experience science and technology in the unique environment of NASA. Participants will gain hands-on experience at NASA Ames Research Center in Santa Clara, California working with NASA scientists, engineers and program managers on a NASA project. For more information and to apply, please click here.