Description National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) offers up to 50 fellowships for graduate students studying Earth and space science, for a maximum of 3 years. NESSF awards are made initially for 1 year and may be renewed for no more than 2 additional years, contingent upon satisfactory progress. Fellows will carry out scientific research related to Earth, the Sun and the solar system.
Award Amount Competitive stipends and benefits offered to all fellows.
Disciplines Life Sciences. Physical Sciences. School of Engineering. Specific research topic must be relevant to NASA's objectives in Earth or space science.
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student.
Citizenship No citizenship requirements. However, preference is given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
Requirements Students may also apply in their senior year prior to receiving their baccalaureate degree, but must be admitted and enrolled in a Masters and/or PhD program at a US university at the time of the award. For students pursuing Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines. Encourages proposals that place particular emphasis on the utilization of NASA unique capabilities in study of the Earth. Proposal summary with budget. Description of research project with bibliography and figures. Schedule of dates of anticipated degree arrival. CV. Letter of recommendation from the applicant's advisor. Transcripts.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship Program Science Mission Directorate NASA Research and Education Support Services 500 E. Street, SW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20024 (202) 358-0151
Last Updated 9/22/2014 12:13:00 PM
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