Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (open to all STEM fields)

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) is offering a competitive $10,000 scholarship for University of Washington students who are in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) disciplines. Awardees will receive funding for their 2014-2015 academic year.

All motivated STEM students, who have demonstrated success in both their course work and research projects, are encouraged to apply. Space Grant must receive all materials by 5pm on February 7, 2014. Furthermore, Space Grant will notify applicants of their application status by February 14, 2014.

Student Eligibility and Application process:

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Application must include a letter of reference and cover sheet completed by at least one faculty member who has worked closely with you
  • Must hold either junior or senior status at the beginning of the 2014-2015 academic year

Nomination documents and details may be downloaded from:

All application materials must be sent to the Space Grant main office at:

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium
Attn: Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
Johnson 141
Box 351310
Seattle, WA 98195

As general advice, be proactive by downloading the application materials and set-up a meeting with a faculty member to discuss your application. Ensure that your application is complete by verifying that all documents are included and double check for typos, grammar and such.

I am here to help, so please feel free to contact me regarding this opportunity at Answers to Frequently Asked Questions may be found at the provided link above.

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Juan Carlos Chavez
Student Program Coordinator and Advisor
Washington NASA Space Grant
Phone: 206-543-8919