NASA Space Grant Student Scholarships

UCSB NASA Graduate Fellowships/Undergraduate Scholarships

Spring/ Summer 2019 Competition

Due Date to be announced

Annually approximately 10K$ of funds (depending on yearly budget) are available from California Space Grant Consortium through NASA to support innovative graduate/undergraduate research at UCSB related to space research in engineering and science. The areas of research can be varied but must contain elements related to NASA’s role in space. Obvious areas of study are remote sensing, astrophysics, astrobiology, chemistry (oceans and atmospheres, geochemistry, interstellar medium, e.g.), and engineering among others. Grants in the past have included such diverse topics as anthropology, extra-terrestrial biology, and geology.

The applicant must be a US citizen and currently enrolled as a student at UCSB or SBCC and actively working in a space research related area.

The application consists of:

Cover page with title, name (signature) and academic advisor name and signature
Two-page text describing research. Figures and references can be in addition to the two pages of text
Contact Jatila van der Veen ( ) for application forms

Submission Date: TBD For up-to-date information, please check California Space Grant Consortium Student Opportunities Page

Please submit all applications to Dr. Jatila van der Veen ( jatila @ )
The typical award ranges from $100 to $1000. Awards will be announced within two to three weeks after the closing date, tba.