Astronaut Scholarship Foundation $10,000 Award – Deadline Jan. 30, 2015

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) is offering a $10,000
undergraduate student award for the 2015-2016 academic year. As such, they
are seeking student nominees from University of Washington faculty
members. The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium serves as the liaison
between the UW and ASF.

Faculty should select an outstanding UW undergraduate student who is
majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) disciplines.
Student nominees must be highly motivated, focused on their scientific
objectives, and possess intellectual daring. No interest in an astronaut
career is required.

Please keep in mind that students cannot apply directly for this award and
must be nominated by a faculty member.

We recommend that interested students take initiative and download the
scholarship application materials from the URL identified below, then meet
with a faculty member for nomination purposes.

Nomination forms and more detailed ASF scholarship information may be
downloaded from:

Eligibility and Application process:
-Must be a United States citizen
-Must be identified and nominated by at least one faculty member who knows
the student personally and well
-Must be entering junior or senior undergraduate year

Accompanying the nomination form must be:
-Two nomination letters from faculty members; one must be from the
nominating professor
-A short statement of interest, activities, hobbies, and goals
-An official transcript
-Financial Summary Form
-Proof of citizenship

ASF Nomination documents may be delivered to the address below in person
or via post mail no later than January 30, 2015 at 5pm.

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

This year¹s ASF Scholar is John Mehlhaff, who is pursuing a double major
in physics and computer science. A complete list of past UW awardees and
their majors may be found here:

Questions should be directed to me via e-mail at Please see
attached flyer and share with interested parties.