Student Programs

The following is a summary of grant and scholarship awards that will be issued during our Spring 2018 Special RFP award cycle.  For more information about these funding opportunities please visit our Student Programs Request for Proposals (Updated January 2018).  To complete an application please visit our Forms page.


NASA CTSGC Spring 2018 Special RFP Call for Proposals

Award Audience Anticipated Number of Awards Award Amount Application Due Date* Awards Announced
Undergraduate Scholarship Student (undergraduate at a 4-year institution)  3 $5,000 4/17/18  5/15/18
Community College Scholarship Student (community college)  6 $1,500 4/17/18   5/15/18
Community College Transfer Scholarship Student (undergraduate at a 4-year institution who began at a community college)  2 $5,000 4/17/18  5/15/18
Graduate Research Fellowship Student (graduate)  2 up to $8,000 4/17/18  5/15/18
Undergraduate Research Fellowship Student (undergraduate) 3 up to $5,000  4/17/18   5/15/18
Project Grant Student  3 up to $1,000  4/17/18   5/15/18
Student Travel Student  5 up to $1,000  4/17/18   5/15/18

* All submissions are due by 11:00am on application due date.


Graduate/Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Eligible full-time undergraduate/graduate student of a Consortium university/college may apply. Students are expected to work on research related to space/aerospace science or engineering under the guidance of a faculty member or a mentor from industry. (NASA restricts fellowships to U.S. Citizens.)

Student Project Grant
Eligible full-time student or group of students enrolled in a Consortium university/college may apply. The purpose of this grant is to allow students to purchase supplies needed for projects that are beyond the normal funds allocated by departments, colleges, and universities. (NASA restricts project funds to U.S. Citizens.)

Student Travel Grant
Eligible full-time student enrolled in a Consortium university/college may apply for a travel grant to visit NASA centers to use unique facilities or present their NASA-related work at professional meetings. (NASA restricts travel funds to U.S. Citizens for domestic travel only.)


Undergraduate Scholarship
Eligible full-time students from a Consortium 4-year unive

Community College Scholarship
Eligible full-time students from a Consortium community college may apply for a community college scholarship

Community College Transfer Scholarship
Eligible full-time students from a Consortium 4-year university/college who began at a community college may apply for a community college transfer scholarship.

Applications and further information about NASA CTSGC Grants, Scholarships, and Internships may be obtained from your university/college NASA CTSGC Campus Director. NASA CTSGC actively encourages women, minorities, and those with disabilities to apply for its grants, scholarships, and internships.