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Sponsor: South Carolina Space Grant Consortium

Program: Technical College Research Award

Personal Information
First Name:
Last Name:
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Curriculum Vitae/Resume:
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Educational Information
Current University:
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Degree Status:
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What is the highest degree you would like to attain in the future?
What would be your probable field of study for this degree?
After completing your studies, where do you plan to work?
Research Project
Please select all institutions with whom you would like to conduct research:
Benedict College Clafin University The Citadel
College of Charleston Coastal Carolina University Clemson University Francis Marion University Furman University
Lander University Presbyterian College South Carolina State Museum
South Carolina State University Wofford UniversityWofford University The Medical University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina The University of the Virgin Islands
Research Ideas: In 2 pages or less upload a PDF document that describes your intended research project. Please Include:
  • A general outline of the project
  • Methods to be used
  • Goals/results envisioned for research
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NASA Relevance: We require that all of our projects involve NASA-related research. Currently, all research at NASA falls within one or more of their 4 Mission Directorates. Please select the NASA Mission Directorate that best fits your project.

  • Aeronautics Research: Enable a safer, more secure, efficient and environmental friendly air transportation system
  • Human Exploration and Operations: Operate the International Space Station and prepare for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit.
  • Science: Exploring the Earth-Sun system, our own solar system, and the universe beyond.
  • Space Technology: Develop the crosscutting, advanced and pioneering new technologies needed for current and future missions, benefitting the aerospace industry and other agencies, and addressing national needs.

    For more details on NASA's mission directorates, please visit:

Interest Essay: Why are you applying and how will this program help you to advance your research goals?

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Gender: Male Female
Person With Disability: Yes No
U.S. Citizenship: I am a citizen of the United States of America. Yes No
First Generation: Will you or your siblings be the first in your family to graduate from college? Yes No
Free or Reduced Lunch: Did you qualify for subsidized school lunch? Yes No
Military Service: Have you ever served in the U.S. military? Yes No
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Certification: I certify that all of the information in this application is correct and that I meet all of the eligibility requirements stated. Yes No
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