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    Expanding Frontiers blog replaces the annual print newsletter published by the Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium.

    Here you will find information about Space Grant scholarships and fellowships, internships at NASA Centers and Space Grant partners in private industry, teacher opportunities, community events and much more, plus news of alumni and scholar achievements.

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Our new WSGC E-Letter for Teachers is out

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Reserve your space now for hands-on lessons at the April 2 open house at UW’s Theodor Jacobsen observatory. Sign up for NASA’s Codeathon, and more.

Our new WSGC E-Letter for Teachers is out

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Celebrate Solar Week (March 17-21) with five days of online activities, games and lesson plans focused on our sun.

WSGC student researchers (photos submitted by participants).

Apply now for 2014 summer internships

The application season for summer internships is in full swing. NASA and WSGC sponsor a wide variety of opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. National Internships NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative: SOLAR is the main gateway to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to do research with top NASA scientists through more than 20 internship programs. SOLAR applications will … Continue reading

WSOS applications now open

Attention Space Grant scholars and other undergraduates statewide, applications are now open for the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS). WSOS supports low- to middle-income students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, math or health care (check here for a list of high demand majors) Only students who have graduated from a Washington state … Continue reading

Apply now for 2014 national internships

The application season for summer internships is in full swing. NASA and its partners sponsor a wide variety of programs for graduate and undergraduate students to participate in hands-on, cutting edge science and engineering projects. NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative: SOLAR is the main gateway to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to do research with top NASA scientists. … Continue reading

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Tips for UW Space Grant scholarship applicants

Applying for the 2014-2015 Space Grant scholarship for incoming freshmen at the University of Washington? This year we are using an online scholarship application. Here are few quick facts to make your application process easier. Eligibility: The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen is open to accomplished high school seniors, Running Start … Continue reading

A new WSGC E-Letter for Teachers is available

The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Washington Aerospace Scholars is offering new opportunities for teachers and high school juniors. Celebrate Solar Week and more.

Pacific Science Center exhibit shines spotlight on research by local NASA scientists

Many scientists working in the fields of space physics and planetary science (myself included) grew up looking up at the stars and wondering what was out there. Asked what we wanted to do when we grew up, we would say: “I want to explore the solar system and help send people to other planets.” Now … Continue reading

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    Box 351310
    Seattle, WA 98195-1310

    206-543-1943/800-659-1943

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    To access our newsletters from 1993 to 2010, visit the Expanding Frontiers archive.
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