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Please Note: This is a sample application for viewing purposes only. This application cycle is currently closed.

Award Category
Awards are offered in the following categories. Select the discipline in which you are currently enrolled.

Award Category:

  • Student is enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per term at an affiliated community college during the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • Student is enrolled in a STEM field, STEM education coursework, or a non-STEM field with a significant connection with aerospace or space science.
  • Student maintains good academic standing.
  • Student is a U.S. Citizen.
Personal Information
Verification of US Citizenship:
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Educational Information

: At the beginning of the Fall 2023
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An unofficial transcript printed from the student account of the college or university website is acceptable. If you are selected to receive this award, official transcripts may be required for verification.
Letter of Recommendation
The letter should specifically address your qualifications and merit for this scholarship.
First Name:
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Once you have submitted your application this individual will received an email requesting their supporting material. Your application will not be complete until this information has been received. Please inform this individual that they will receive an email request from notices@spacegrant.net for this information on your behalf. The deadline for submission of the letter of recommendation Friday, June 16, 2023.
Submit an essay that includes the following: (1-2 pages, single spaced, no more than 12 pt font)
  1. What are your interests in STEM and what areas would you like to explore in your academic career?
  2. Describe your current STEM identity and how this scholarship will contribute to building that identity.
  3. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) identity has been defined as the way people make "the concept of fitting in within STEM fields, specifically, the way individuals make 'meaning of science experiences and how society structures possible meanings'" (Carlone and Johnson 2007, Hughes et al. 2013).
  4. How do your academic interests relate to the NASA vision and substantively align with one or more of the NASA Mission Directorates? See Appendix A. Agency Information and Strategic Framework. For a detailed description of NASA's mission, history, and future plans, visit the following NASA website: http://www.nasa.gov/about/highlights/what_does_nasa_do.html
  5. If you are a non-STEM student, describe how your field of study and interests are significantly connected to aerospace or space science.
  6. Include other information that you believe qualifies you for scholarship consideration. This may include extracurricular activities, awards, volunteer opportunities, soft skills, challenges, personal journey, etc.

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Optional Information
Students are strongly encouraged to provide the information requested below which is for reporting purposes only.

Person With Disability:

Please Note: This is a sample application for viewing purposes only. This application cycle is currently closed.