Undergrads: Astronaut Scholarship Foundation – $10,000 scholarship

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation is seeking UW Faculty student nominees for its 2017-2018 $10,000 scholarship. Nominations must be received by Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium (Space Grant) no later than March 3, 2017.

Faculty should select outstanding University of Washington undergraduates who are majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines.

_Students cannot apply directly for this award, but must be nominated by UW faculty._

We recommend that interested students take the initiative by downloading the scholarship application materials then meet with faculty members to request nomination.

Nomination forms and award information may be found at the following URL: http://www.waspacegrant.org/undergr.html

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

Mail applications to the address below; must be received no later than March 3, 2017
WA NASA Space Grant

attn: Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
Johnson 141
Box 351310
Seattle, WA 98195

Students may also hand deliver ASF applications to Johnson 141 no later than 5PM on           March 3, 2017.

Space Grant will review applications received by March 3, 2017 then nominate the top two candidates by March 20, 2017 to the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Board who makes the final decision.


Questions may be directed to me at jcc5@uw.edu or 206-543-8919.

Best wishes,


Associate Director

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium


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