Welcome to the California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) 

The California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) is California’s implementation arm of NASA’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program. It meets program objectives through a wide variety of aerospace-related activities that target pre-college to university level education and learning, research, workforce development, and public outreach. The CaSGC is comprised of colleges, universities, businesses, and other private and public sector institutions – all working to further aerospace education and career training through:

  • Supporting student scholarships, fellowships, and traineeships for aerospace-related education;
  • Providing support to faculty and students to develop career skills in aerospace-related fields (science, engineering, business, and education);
  • Offering experiential learning opportunities aligned with NASA Mission Directorates (http://www.nasa.gov/)
  • Stimulating public interest in aerospace-related disciplines and lifelong learning through community partnerships, thus increasing public appreciation for the direct and indirect benefits of the U.S. space program

Diversity and Inclusion

The California Space Grant Consortium (CaSGC) supports and upholds the NASA Diversity and Inclusion Policy Statement. “The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion, where all employees feel welcome, respected, connected, and engaged. As the world’s leader in aeronautics, space exploration, science, and technology, we embrace the critical importance of cultivating and empowering a diverse and inclusive workforce and work environment-enabling NASA to attract the widest and deepest pools of talent, leverage the capabilities of our exceptional workforce; and empower all personnel to be authentic, to participate, and to fully contribute. We understand this provides NASA access to the highest levels of knowledge, capabilities, creativity, problem solving, decision making, and performance. And this will enable NASA to achieve the greatest mission success.”

CaSGC works to provide an inclusive and interdisciplinary cohort of students, mentors, affiliates, and more, and aligns those efforts with the Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government.