Internships, Fellowships, Flight grants, Scholarships, Competitions, and more!
- The NASA one stop shopping initiative (NASA OSSI) is a great place to start looking for chances to work in a real NASA facility. You fill out one application (including a letter of recommendation), and you can apply to several different opportunities.
- For graduate students working (or wanting to work) in space sciences, NASA sponsors an Earth and Space Sciences fellowship, available at the NSPIRES website in Fall. Instructions for the 2015 fellowship can be found here.
- For graduate students working (or wanting to work) in space technology, NASA sponsors a Space Technology Research fellowship, which will be available on the NSPIRES website in fall. The past solicitation is here.
- For undergraduate students with an idea for a scientific or technological investigation in space, look for the NASA Student Flight Research Opportunity, available at NSPIRES.
|Institution/link||Student level||Opportunity type|
|American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics||K-12, Undergraduate, Graduate||Scholarships, Competitions|
|NASA OSSI||K-12, Undergraduate, Graduate||Scholarships, Internships|
|NASA NSPIRES||Undergraduate, Graduate||Graduate fellowships, Full research grants|
|National Center for Earth and Space Science Education||K-12, Undergraduate||Spaceflight experiment competition|
|MIT Zero Robotics||K-12||Programming competition, summer camp|
|Conrad Challenge||K-12||Invention/Entrepreneurial competition|
|NASA CELERE Challenge||Undergraduate||Space experiment competition|
|American Astronautical Society||Undergraduate, graduate||Space academy scholarship|
|Students for the Exploration and Development of Space||Undergraduate, graduate||Awards/Scholarships|