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
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
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
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.
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
COSMOS episodes 1 and 2 will screen together on September 26 on the UW Seattle campus. This special double-feature will begin at 6 p.m. See details below. Beginning in September, Our Universe:Seattle will run free screenings of the classic Carl Sagan series COSMOS: A Personal Voyage. The gatherings are a great way to meet other … Continue reading
The latest issue of our e-letter for teachers is out! Explore the new guide to exoplanet resources from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, apply for a research opportunity aimed just at teachers, and more. In August, the WSGC Newsletter for Teachers returns to its twice monthly publishing schedule.
The University of Washington’s College of the Environment recently honored Space Grant advisor J. Carlos Chavez with its Distinguished Staff Award for 2013. Karl Lang, a Space Grant fellowship recipient, received the Outstanding Community Impact Award. Carlos has served as Space Grant advisor and student programs coordinator for the past five years. At the award … Continue reading