Scholarships & Fellowships

The purpose of the scholarship and fellowship program is to provide research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students in STEM areas that are of interest to NASA. Awards are made on a competitive basis to students who are enrolled full time in a STEM field at our affiliate academic institutions.

Incoming Freshman scholarships are also available to students at designated institutions below.  The purpose of this program is to increase STEM student enrollment by attracting highly qualified high school seniors.

Only students who are U.S citizens are eligible to apply.  Students who are interested in applying to this program should contact the affiliate representative listed below from their respective institution.


bowdoin Bowdoin College
Affiliate Representative:  Cindy Stocks
Undergraduate Program


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Affiliate Representative:  Dr. David Feldman
Undergraduate Program


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Affiliate Representative:  Dr. Gary Lapham
Undergraduate Program


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Affiliate Representative:  Dr. Steven Jury
Undergraduate Program


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Affiliate Representative:  Dr. Ali Abedi
Graduate and Undergraduate Programs



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Affiliate Representative:  Dr. Jerome Mullin
Undergraduate and Graduate Programs


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Affiliate Representative:  Dr. Bruce Thompson
Undergraduate and Graduate Programs


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Affiliate Representative: Dr. Maria Niswonger
Undergraduate Programs