Iowa Space Grant Scholarship Program

UNDERGRADUATE MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM – The Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) will award scholarships to support outstanding undergraduate students pursuing research opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines that support NASA’s mission.

AWARDS: Scholarships of $3400 will be awarded based on merit for students at Iowa Space Grant core institutions (Drake Univ., Iowa State, Iowa, or Northern Iowa) or academic affiliates (Loras College or Des Moines Area Community College).

▪ U.S. citizenship
▪ Full-time undergraduate enrollment as of August 2021
▪ Graduation date no earlier than May 2022
▪ Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (out of 4.0)
▪ Majoring in STEM disciplines

Award winners will be chosen based on student qualifications, application, and letter of recommendation. Women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, and U.S. military veterans are encouraged to apply.

For additional information and to complete the online application, visit the Iowa Space Grant Consortium website". Be prepared to submit an unofficial transcript (unprotected and unsecured) and at least one recommendation letter (a second letter is optional). These items are required for a complete application.

Awards contingent upon availability of NASA funding.

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