National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Scholarship Program Graduate 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: 
The Program provides scholarship opportunities to attract highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to aeronautics and related fields. The Graduate Scholarship Program awards about 5 two-year graduate scholarships annually, with a third-year option based on academic standing and program requirements .
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.
Program Benefits: 
The graduate scholarship award includes: A $35,000 annual stipend, an annual tuition award and education expenses award of up $11,000, and two $10,000 summer internships at a NASA Research Center .
Graduating seniors applying to master's or doctoral programs in an eligible field, and graduate students currently enrolled in a master's or doctoral program in an eligible field who have at least two years remaining in their program.
U.S. citizens only.
Program Deadline: 
Usually in 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.