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Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund 2014 Travel Grants Announced!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Deadlines, News | 0 comments

The Gerald A. Soffen Memorial Fund is pleased to announce the first of two 2014 Travel Grant application opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in fields of space science and engineering. The Travel Grants, in the amount of $500, enable student recipients to attend professional meetings to present their research.  The first 2014 Travel Grant application deadline is May 15, 2014.  Jerry Soffen, a biologist by training, led a distinguished career in NASA, including serving as the Project Scientist for Viking and as an architect for the NASA Astrobiology Institute. The Travel Grant continues Jerry’s dedication to educating and involving future generations in space science and engineering pursuits.  The electronic application materials and instructions are located on the Soffen Fund website: http://SoffenFund.org Questions regarding the application or application process may be sent to: info@SoffenFund.org...

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NASA Education Express: Upcoming Spring and Summer Events 2014

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Deadlines, News | 0 comments

Check out the following NASA opportunities for the education community. Full descriptions are listed below. Free Education Webinar Series from NASA Educator Professional Development Audience: K-12 and Informal Educators Next Webinar Date: April 24, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. EDT NASA’s Digital Learning Network™ Event — Mission Mars Virtual Field Trip Audience: All Educators and Students Event Date: Friday, April 25, 2014, 2 – 3 p.m. EDT Live Video Chat for Students — LADEE: New Look at the Moon — No Cheese, Plenty of Dust and an Atmosphere! Audience: Grades 5-10 Students and Educators Event Date: April 28, 2014, at 1 p.m. EDT NASA’s Digital Learning Network™ Event — Chat with an Engineer En Español Audience: Spanish-speaking Educators and Students Event Date: April 30, 2014, 1 – 2 p.m. EDT 2015 eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge Audience: Higher Education...

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Summer 2014 Aircraft Readiness Engineering Workshop

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in 2014, Deadlines, Events, Featured, Helicopter Workshop | 0 comments

Aircraft Readiness Engineering Workshop Flyer Summer 2014 Aircraft Readiness Engineering Workshop Where: Craven Community College in Havelock, NC When: June 22-27, 2014 SPACES ARE LIMITED CT Space Grant is offering funding for three students to attend the workshop in June**! Interested students are encouraged to apply ASAP. Click here to download the application form. **The CT Space Grant Aircraft Readiness Workshop funding application deadline is March 17, 2014 at 2pm. To apply for a spot at the workshop visit North Carolina Space Grant’s application page: here. The workshop application deadline is April 1, 2014.  ...

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As Tax Year 2013 Comes to a Close, Consider a Charitable Contribution to the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP)

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in Deadlines, News | 0 comments

With tax year 2013 winding down, many consider last minute charitable contributions as tax deductions. SSEP is overseen by the  non-profit National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE; http://ncesse.org). Through the end of 2013, all donations to NCESSE will be used exclusively to support the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. All contributions will be […]   You may view the latest post at http://ssep.ncesse.org/2013/12/as-tax-year-2013-comes-to-a-close-consider-a-charitable-contribution-to-ssep/   You received this e-mail because you asked to be notified when new updates are posted. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, visit http://ssep.ncesse.org, enter your email address in the lower right-hand corner and press the unsubscribe button.   Best Regards,   Jeff Goldstein jeffgoldstein@ncesse.org...

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NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program 2014/2015 Academic Year

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Deadlines, News | 0 comments

Check out this opportunity for Graduate students straight from NASA HQ: “NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals entitled NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program – 2014/2015 Academic Year. This call for graduate fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. Universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Masters or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and Space Sciences, or related disciplines, at respective institutions. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals outlined above.   Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities with the advisor serving as the principal investigator.   The financial support for the NESSF Program comes from the NASA Science Mission Directorate’s (SMD) four science divisions: Earth Science, Heliophysics,...

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Spring 2014 Call for Applications!

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in Deadlines, Featured, News | 0 comments

2014 Spring Call Poster Spring 2014 Call for Applications! Deadline is February 4th, 2:00 pm.  ...

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NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in Deadlines, Featured, News | 0 comments

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program 2014/2015 Academic Year (NESSF14)   NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals entitled NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program – 2014/2015 Academic Year. This call for graduate fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. Universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Masters or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and Space Sciences, or related disciplines, at respective institutions. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s scientific goals outlined above.   Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities with the advisor serving as the principal investigator.   The financial support for the NESSF Program comes from the NASA Science Mission Directorate’s (SMD) four science divisions: Earth...

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