Three NASA scholarship opportunities open

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Applications for three different NASA scholarships are now open to those planning to major in science, technology, engineering or math. The application deadlines are May 16, 2014. NASA Scholars Eligible students include graduating high school seniors, undergraduates who will complete their undergraduate degree in Spring 2016 or later, and community college students with at least … Continue reading

Space Grant advisor and fellow take CoE honors

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

Grad students: NSF wants your ideas on improving graduate education

The Division of Graduate Education at the National Science Foundation is challenging STEM graduate students across the country to submit innovative ideas to prepare them for tomorrow’s opportunities and challenges. The 2013 Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge will help ensure that graduate students’ voices are part of the larger national dialogue about graduate education modernization. … Continue reading

WSU student receives Space Grant fellowship for unique UAV research

Christopher Chaney, a graduate student in mechanical engineering at Washington State University, received a Washington NASA Space Grant Fellowship to work on a novel Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). The research project in which he is involved focuses on developing a remotely piloted aircraft to demonstrate flight under power from a PEM fuel cell and liquid … Continue reading

2010 WSGC fellow leads UW planetarium outreach

The UW astronomy department is readying a traveling planetarium to take to schools for outreach — and collaboration — in Seattle and beyond. Phil Rosenfield, a 2010 Space Grant fellow and principal investigator on the project, says they are working on curriculum for the students to create their own shows and use the UW planetarium … Continue reading

Special LARSS webcasts today and tomorrow

The NASA LARSS internship program is holding special webcasts on January 23 and 24 for students interested in applying. The webcasts will be broadcast from 3-4 p.m. EST. These paid internships for undergraduates and grad students provide an opportunity to work with some of NASA’s top engineers and scientists at the NASA Langley Research Center … Continue reading

Apply now for 2013 summer internships

UPDATE: Applications for WSGC’s Private Industry Internship Program are still open. The application season for summer internships is in full swing. NASA and WSGC sponsor a wide variety of programs for graduate and undergraduate students. 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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