Utah NASA Space Grant Consortium Scholarship

A primary objective of NASA’s Space Grant Program is to recruit, train, and employ U.S. citizens, especially women and underrepresented groups, in NASA-related careers. Awardees may re-apply for the following year upon satisfactory progress toward their undergraduate STEM degree and if the student is still enrolled. The selection process of scholarship recipients will be conducted by CESB’s scholarship committee, and the Utah NASA Space Consortium will award the scholarship.

- Must be a U.S. Citizen as defined by NASA.
- Must be registered as a full-time undergraduate student (12 credit hours or more)
- No grade point average (GPA) requirement.
- Must be admitted and currently enrolled to the University of Utah.
- Must have graduated from an accredited U.S. high school or passed the high school equivalency exam.

- Preference for this scholarship shall be given to students from underrepresented groups in STEM fields.
- Preference shall be given to students who demonstrate a commitment to Latine/x, American Indian/Native/Indigenous or Alaska Native, Black or African Diaspora, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander communities through their leadership and engagement.
- Preference will be given to women majoring in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

Failure to answer the essay questions, or not include all the required material will automatically disqualify you.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How do you feel that your academic and career goals contribute to NASA's missions and work in exploration and discovery?
  2. How will you use your STEM degree to impact the following communities including the Latinx, Black/African Diaspora, American Indian/Native/Indigenous and/or Pacific Islander community through engagement or leadership?
  3. If you have received this scholarship in the past, please respond to the following question: How do your academic interests relate to the NASA vision and substantively align with one or more of the NASA Mission Directorates? See Appendix A. Agency Information and Strategic Framework. For a detailed description of NASA’s mission, history, and future plans, visit the following NASA website: http://www.nasa.gov/about/highlights/what_does_nasa_do.html
  4. Please upload an official transcript
  5. (NASA SURVEY) Please provide a university email and a personal email
  6. Please provide the name and email address of 1 reference that can speak to your accomplishments, academic strengths, leadership and/or community involvement. (Reference will need to submit a letter of recommendation)
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