Please Note: This is a sample application for viewing purposes only. To apply to this program please visit the application "New User Registration" page and register with the system.

With this application, you will need to upload a two-page project description, a two-page essay, short statement about your STEM course, and a one-page (max) resume.
Personal Information
First Name:
Last Name:
Middle Initial:
Current Address:
State: Zip:
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Cell Phone:
Permanent Address:
State: Zip:
Home Phone: ( ) -
College/University: What West Virginia Space Grant university are you currently attending?
Major Field of Study:
Minor Field of Study: (if any)
College Dean:
Departmental Chairperson:
Overall GPA: (4 point scale)
Departmental GPA: (4 point scale)
Current Rank:
Expected Date of Graduation:
Student ID:
Educational History: List the colleges and/or universities from which you have completed at least 10 credits. If you have not completed two full university terms also include the high school from which you received your diploma. For each organization please upload an unofficial transcript or a PDF statement of your STEM courses that you took and the grade. Also, indicate if there is anything else you want us to know about your GPA.
High School/
Credits GPA
(4 pt scale)
STEM Courses
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Are you currently a member of any STEM related student organizations such as S.P.A.C.E., AIAA, etc? Yes    No
   If yes, please list the organizations.
Letter of Recommendation and Endorsement by Research Advisor
email confirm:
Once you have submitted your application, we will email your advisor instructions on how to submit an on-line letter of recommendation on your behalf. Please inform them that they will be receiving an email from with these instructions. Letter of recommendation is due by Thursday, March 7, 2024. Incomplete applications will not be considered for funding.
Research Project
Project Title:
Mission Directorate Alignment:
NASA Budget Request: $
Project Description: Please upload a two-page summary of the research plan including a statement of the problem, methodology, proposed time-line, and budget. References and appendices (if any) do not count towards the two-page limit and can be up to one additional page each. The document must be in PDF format and single-spaced using Times New Roman (TNR) font size 12, 1" margin on all sides. This research plan must be reviewed and approved by the student's faculty mentor. Proposals should be written with minimal use of jargon. Mentors may provide editorial and revision assistance for student proposals, but they must be primarily the work of student applicants. A letter of support from the faculty mentor is to be submitted separately from the student application. All proposals must align with one of the five NASA Mission Directorates.
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Other Items and Essays
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Essay: The applicant is required to submit a statement of no more than two-pages addressing the following items:
  • Applicant's motivation for completing the proposed research project
  • Applicant's academic achievements, leadership qualities, and extracurricular activities
  • Applicant's research experience, career interests, and professional goals
  • Acknowledgment of prior WVSGC funding and a brief description of previous projects funded.
Optional Information
For reporting purposes only
Gender: Male Female Non-Binary Do not wish to report

Person With Disability: Yes No I don't wish to report
US Veteran: Have you ever served in the US armed services? Yes No
I am a citizen of the United States of America.
I am or will be a full-time undergraduate student during the period of the award.
If awarded, I agree to provide West Virginia Space Grant Consortium: (1) an end-of-year report detailing my activities and accomplishments during the period of the Fellowship, including publications, research, and meetings attended; and (2) information about my studies and/or employment on request beyond the term of the award. (This is part of a NASA requirement to track the long range effectiveness of the scholarship program.)
I certify that all of the information contained in this application is complete and correct and that I meet all of the eligibility requirements stated in this application.
Please Note: This is a sample application for viewing purposes only. To apply to this program please visit the application "New User Registration" page and register with the system.