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  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be currently enrolled in a Virginia Community College and have completed at least one semester of coursework (minimum of 9 credit hours) at time of application.
  • Must be enrolled full-time, 12 credit hours, during award period (2024-2025)
  • Must be majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) program of study
  • Must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must expect to graduate no sooner than May 2025 or later
Personal Information
First Name:
Last Name:
Alternate e-mail:
Verification of US Citizenship: I am a citizen of the United States of America
Current Address:
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Cell Phone:
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Permanent Address:
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Educational Information
Community College: What Virginia Community College will you be attending in the Fall?
Degree Sought:
Expected Date of Graduation:
How many college credit hours have you completed?
Current GPA:
Future Education Plans: Do you plan to transfer to a four-year institution?      

If yes, would you like for us to email you scholarship information?      

Educational History: Transcripts are required of all applicants to validate eligibility and to review during the selection process. Applicants are required to have documentation of completion of at least 9 credit hours of college coursework prior to applying. Beginning with the most recently attended, list the institution and related info for each transcript submitted. Please upload a PDF version of your Fall 2023 transcript and the final transcript from each institution. Submitted transcripts may be unofficial. If you do not have a PDF conversion tool you can use one of these free on-line PDF converters: PDF Online - PDF Converter.

To ensure that your PDF files may be properly included in your application, please ensure that they are not protected via encryption, a password, a signed certificate, or in any other manner.
College/University Major Degree Date Awarded GPA
(4 pt scale)
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Other Information
Please describe your academic and career goals including your interest in STEM. Be specific.
(750 words or less)

Plan of Study (List of your intended coursework for summer 2024 and sophomore academic year 2024-2025). Be specific. Please list the names of your courses in semester order.
(750 words or less)

Have you previously participated in any other Virginia Space Grant Consortium programs or received any Virginia Space Grant Consortium funding? 

Which VSGC progrms(s)?

Please describe the program and your experience.
(750 words or less)

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Faculty Advisor
First Name:
Last Name:
State and Zipcode:
email confirm:
Reference #2

Once you have submitted your application both of these individuals will received an email requesting their supporting material. Your application will not be complete until this information has been received. Please inform both of these individuals that they will receive an email request from for this information on your behalf. The deadline for submission of reference letters is Friday, March 15, 2024.
Additional Comments
(750 words or less)
Optional Information
Students are strongly encouraged to provide the information requested below which is for reporting purposes only.
How did you hear about the VSGC Graduate Research Fellowship Program?
Person With Disability:

Specify if not listed:
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