The application cycle for the 2017-2018 academic year is currently closed.
The Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium will award one-year scholarships in the amount of $4,000 per academic year to outstanding students across the state of Pennsylvania who promote undergraduate study in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
What are the qualifications and considerations?
- Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
- Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited Pennsylvania college or university.
- Applicant must be a rising junior or senior in Fall 2017.
- Applicant must be enrolled in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics program and likely to pursue a career in an are of interest to NASA.
- In keeping with the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program goals, scholars will participate in mentoring or education outreach activities (for grades K-12, undergraduates or the general public) for a minimum of ten hours per semester.
How do I apply?
- Submit an online application HERE by the March 1, 2017 deadline. (NOTE: on 2/15/17 we extended the deadline to 3/1/17)
- All supporting materials (i.e. letters of recommendation, resume, transcripts, etc.) must be included in order for your application to be considered complete.
Current and Past Scholarship Recipients
Arielle Berman – Mechanical Engineering – Penn State University
Ryan Chaky – Electrical Engineering – Bucknell University
Alexander Chan – Biomedical Engineering – Penn State University
Jason Cornelius – Aerospace Engineering – Penn State University
John Ferrara – Electrical Engineering & Mathematics – Bucknell University
Bradley Foreman – Physics – Shippensburg University
Aaron Kandel – Mechanical Engineering – Penn State University
Natalie Morrissey – Chemical Engineering – Penn State University
Bethany Tirrell – Physics & Astronomy – Kutztown University
Emily Crabb – Physics, Computer Engineering – University of Pittsburgh
Lindsey Evans – Aerospace Engineering – Penn State University
Caitlin Gibbons – Mechanical Engineering – Penn State University
Stanley Chan – Chemical Engineering – Penn State University
Courtney Jackson – Geography – Penn State University
Pronoy Biswas – Electrical and Computer Engineering – Carnegie Mellon University
Alexandre Gauthier – Physics – University of Pittsburgh
Nicole Melso – Astronomy & Astrophysics, Physics – Penn State University
- Shareena Cannonier – Chemistry, Lincoln University
Ying Feng – Astronomy & Astrophysics – Penn State University
Beth Anne Katz – Electrical & Computer Engineering – Carnegie Mellon University
Samuel Rodriques – Math, Physics – Haverford College
Josh Aikins – Meterology – Penn State University
David Zdancewicz – Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering – Penn State University
Daniel Lubey – Aerospace Engineering – Penn State University
Amanda Mills – Electrical Engineering – Penn State University