NASA Undergraduate Scholarship


Please consult the program website to confirm details, including applicable deadlines.

Program Purpose: 
This NASA Scholarship Program is designed to enhance the state of aeronautics for the nation.
Program Description and Benefits: 
The Program provides scholarship opportunities to attract highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to aeronautics and related fields. Approximately 20 two-year scholarships of up to $15,000 may be awarded for the junior and senior years, to be used for education-related expenses. Scholars will be provided a summer internship at a NASA Research Center between the junior and senior years, with a stipend of up to $10,000.
Supported Fields: 
The Program's focus is on cutting-edge, fundamental research in traditional aeronautical disciplines, as well as emerging fields with promising application to aeronautics. Supported fields in engineering are: aeronautical and aerospace, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical and electronic, energy, engineering mechanics, engineering science, industrial engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgical engineering, polymer engineering, systems engineering. Additional supported fields are: mathematics, computer science, physics.
Desired applicants will be sophomores in an eligible field; juniors in an eligible field are also eligible to apply.
U.S. citizens only.
Program Deadline: 
Usually early January.
How To Apply: 
Students or alumni, as applicable, may apply directly to this program. Applicants are encouraged, however, to work with SF State's fellowship advisor well in advance of the program deadline to perfect their application essays and other materials.