OSSI NASA Scholarships and Research Opportunities in USA, 2015

NASA Scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees. Community college students, with at least two years remaining at the community college are also eligible. For 2015 year following scholarships are available: MUREP scholarship for four years to pursue undergraduate studies leading to Associate or Bachelor degree at an accredited United States MSI, Aeronautics Undergraduate Scholarship and Aeronautics Graduate Scholarship Program for a period of two years in aeronautic/aviation studies. All applications must be submitted by March 31, 2015.. Scholarships provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees and provide the opportunity for students to deepen their inquiry within STEM through a myriad of channels including a research experience, technical collaborations and professional development. The NASA Scholarship and Research Opportunities are competitive opportunities that focuses on students in STEM discipline to address the critical shortage of qualified STEM professionals that the nation is facing. NASA Scholarships and Research Opportunities available in FY 2015 are: . Scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate (masters and doctoral) studies.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are awarded for pursuing a STEM discipline (Chemistry, computer and information science and engineering (CISE), Engineering, Geosciences, Life Sciences, materials research, mathematical sciences, physics and astronomy) except Aeronautics scholarship which is available for aeronautic/aviation studies (Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics).
Who can apply to this scholarship? Students must:
· Be US citizens.
· Have a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or greater on a 4.0 scale.
· Be pursuing a STEM discipline.
· Each scholarship opportunity has unique requirements (review program specific).
· Rising freshman, sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Community college students, with at least two years remaining at the community college are also eligible. The Aeronautic Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) scholarship opportunity offers graduate student scholarships.
Benefits of the scholarship: -NASA Minority University Research Education Project (MUREP) Scholarship Program For each scholar, the institution receives 75% of the tuition up to a $9,000 award per scholar utilizing the scholarship support in awarded year via a NASA training grant. -NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program- Undergraduate Program: Selected undergraduate students’ receive 100% of their tuition and education related cost up to $15,000 per academic year for 2 years via a NASA training grant. Students are required to participate in summer internship during the summer of scholarship award period. The scholars receive a $10,000 stipend for their participation. This is contingent upon the student meeting academic criteria, scholarship responsibilities and the availability of funding. -NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program- Graduate Program: Graduates will be funded up to $11,000 towards their tuition and will receive a $35,000 stipend per academic year for 2 years via a NASA training grant. Students shall participate in the proposal research at a NASA center during the summer of scholarship award period. The scholars receive a $10,000 stipend for their participation. This is contingent upon the student meeting academic criteria, scholarship responsibilities and the availability of funding.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The funding for MUREP Scholarship Program shall continue after their selection, for the undergraduate education to graduation or termination, for a period up to 4 years (or 5 years, if needed). This is contingent upon the student meeting academic criteria, scholarship responsibilities and the availability of funding. Aeronautics Scholarship is awarded for a period of two years.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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