UW students only: Applications for $10,000 ASF scholarship open

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) is offering a competitive $10,000 scholarship for University of Washington students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). The scholarship is for the 2013-2014 academic year.

All motivated STEM students who have demonstrated success in both their course work and research projects are encouraged to apply.

Application materials must be submitted to the Space Grant office no later than 5 p.m. on March 1, 2013. Space Grant will notify applicants of their application status by March 5, 2013.

Student Eligibility and Application process

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply.
  • Your application must include a letter of reference and cover sheet completed by at least one faculty member who has worked closely with you

  • You must hold either junior or senior status at the University of Washington at the beginning of the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • Nomination documents and details may be downloaded from the The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Scholarship section of our scholarship page.

    All application materials should be sent to the Space Grant main office at

    Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium
    Attn: Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
    Johnson 141
    Box 351310
    Seattle, WA 98195

    WSGC student advisor J. Carlos Chavez recommends that students “be proactive by downloading the application materials and set-up a meeting with a faculty member to discuss your application. Make sure your application is complete; ensure that all documents are included and double-check for typos, grammar and such.”

    An FAQ is posted with the application materials. If you have further questions, please e-mail our advisor at jcc5@uw.edu.


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    University of Washington
    141 Johnson Hall
    Box 351310
    Seattle, WA 98195-1310




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