Astronaut outside Space Shuttle in orbit

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College: What Oregon Space Grant Institution are you attending?
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What are your interests in STEM and what areas would you like to explore in your academic career?
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How do your academic interests substantively align with the research priorities of one or more of the NASA Mission Directorates (see Appendices A and B)? Please be as specific as possible.
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Explain the motivation for your unique research idea or describe what about your mentor recommended project interested you?
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For many community college students, participating in research is a new experience that can help shape your expectations of a STEM career. Briefly describe what research experiences you may have already participated in, or what insights you hope to gain by participating in your first research experience with the SCORE program.
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Research/Project Proposal A 2-4 page proposal is required, and must include (see Appendix C for template):
  1. Cover Page: Include project title and student and faculty mentor's contact information.
  2. Research Problem or Project Overview: Provide a clear description of your research problem or a detailed overview of the project you are proposing.
  3. Relationship to NASA's Mission: Describe how your problem or project relates to NASA's overall mission (see Appendices A and B).
  4. Goals: Describe the goals to be achieved with your research project.
  5. Experimental design or project plan: Clearly explain the design of the experiment or plan of the project you are proposing.
  6. References: Cite sources for project-related information.
  7. Project Timeline: Provide a realistic and attainable timeline for completion of your proposed project. Project should be completed within one academic term.
  8. Estimate of Weekly Time Commitment: Provide an estimate of how many hours you anticipate working on your project per week and an explanation of how this will fit into your personal schedule.
Proposals should be single-spaced, using standard 8½ x 11 paper, in font not smaller than 12-point with a minimum of 1" margins. All pages must be numbered sequentially. Proposals must be signed by the OSGC Affiliate Representative from the student's institution. See Appendix C for the proposal template.
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Mentor Statement of Support The faculty mentor must write a supporting letter, describing how the student will contribute to the research or project, indicating support for the proposal, and demonstrating clear understanding of the role of SCORE Mentor. The letter of support should be included with the student's application packet.
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