New NASA Scholarships–Apply by 3/31/15

NASA has announced three new scholarship and research opportunities for FY 2015:

  • Minority University Research Education Project (MUREP)
  • Aeronautics Scholarship Program–Undergraduate
  • Aeronautics Scholarship Program–Graduate

These are competitive year-long opportunities focused on students in eligible NASA STEM disciplines.

Students Must:

  • Be U.S. Citizens
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or above
  • Be pursuing a STEM discipline (please see below for MUREP and Aeronautics disciplines)

Funding:

  • Up to $9,000 per student will be paid toward tuition
  • Stipend of $6,000 for summer internship
  • Up to four years funding per student

Due Date for Applications:

  • March 31, 2015

Please click here for the official NASA link and how to apply.

MUREP STEM Disciplines–Degrees or Fields of Study

CHEMISTRY:

  • Chemical Catalysis
  • Chemical Measurement and Imaging
  • Chemical Structure, Dynamics, and Mechanism
  • Chemical Synthesis
  • Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods
  • Chemistry of Life Processes
  • Environmental Chemical Systems
  • Macromolecular, Supramolecular, and Nanochemistry
  • Sustainable Chemistry
  • Chemistry, other (specify)

COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (CISE)

  • Algorithms and Theoretical Foundations
  • Bioinformatics and other Informatics
  • Communication and Information Theory
  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Security and Privacy
  • Computer Systems and Embedded Systems
  • Databases
  • Data Mining and Information Retrieval
  • Formal Methods, Verification, and Programming Languages
  • Graphics and Visualization
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Robotics and Computer Vision
  • Software Engineering
  • CISE, other (specify)

ENGINEERING

  • Aeronautical and Aerospace Bioengineering
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Energy
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Polymer Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Engineering, other (specify)

GEOSCIENCES

  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Aeronomy
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Climate and Large-Scale Atmospheric Dynamics
  • Geobiology
  • Geochemistry
  • Geomorphology
  • Geodynamics
  • Geophysics
  • Glaciology
  • Hydrology
  • Magnetospheric Physics
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Geology and Geophysics
  • Paleoclimate
  • Paleontology and Paleobiology
  • Petrology
  • Physical and Dynamic Meteorology
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Planetary Science
  • Sedimentary Geology
  • Solar Physics
  • Tectonics
  • Geosciences, other (specify)

LIFE SCIENCES

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Microbial Biology
  • Neurosciences
  • Organismal Biology
  • Physiology
  • Proteomics
  • Structural Biology
  • Systematics and Biodiversity
  • Systems and Molecular Biology
  • Life Sciences, other (specify)

MATERIALS RESEARCH

  • Biomaterials
  • Ceramics
  • Chemistry of materials
  • Electronic materials
  • Materials theory
  • Metallic materials
  • Photonic materials
  • Physics of materials
  • Polymers
  • Materials Research, other (specify)

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

  • Algebra, Number Theory, and Combinatorics
  • Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biostatistics
  • Computational and Data -enabled Science
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computational Statistics
  • Geometric Analysis
  • Logic or Foundations of Mathematics
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Topology
  • Mathematics, other (specify)

PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Nuclear
  • Particle Physics
  • Physics of Living Systems
  • Plasma
  • Solid State Theoretical Physics
  • Physics, other (specify)

Note: Some funding mechanism will not accept all of these fields of study and may include some that are not listed.

Aeronautics Disciplines–Degree or Fields of Study

ENGINEERING

  • Aeronautical and Aerospace
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Energy
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Science
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical
  • Polymer
  • Systems Engineering

Additional Supported Fields in:

  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Physics