Application for the INSGC Graduate Fellowships in USA – 2020/2021. Entry is now open at the Indiana Space Grant Consortium in USA.
NASA initiated the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program in 1989. The Space Grant national network includes over 850 affiliates from universities, colleges, industry, museums, science centres, and state and local agencies. Applicant would be rewarded base on criteria; Masters Fellowships: $8,000 – $9,000, and Doctoral Fellowships: $6,000 – $20,000
These institutions are working to expand opportunities for Americans to learn about and participate in NASA’s aeronautics and space projects by supporting and enhancing science and engineering education, research and public outreach efforts.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
INSGC FELLOWSHIPS ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- Students in good standing at INSGC affiliate institutions
- US Citizens
- Involved in STEM-related research or STEM education project
INSGC FELLOWSHIPS APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Application must include:
- Student information
- Educational information, including institution(s), attended, major, degree objective, expected date of graduation
- unofficial transcript
- professional resume (maximum two pages)
- importance of STEM education and a STEM major in the student’s education plans, including the importance of the INSGC funds in enabling the student to pursue a STEM discipline, and one of the two following questions:
- What is the impact of the Space Program on your life?
- What is the impact of science/mathematics/engineering/technology on your life?
- Honours and Societies: any student honours, awards, or society memberships
- The letters:
- should discuss why you should be considered for an INSGC award,
- should indicate the professional relationship the writer has with you and may come from any non-relative who can endorse your application and is familiar with your strengths.
- For Doctoral Fellowship applications, one letter may come from anyone familiar with the student’s progress and the other must come from the student’s advisor/mentor. This letter should discuss the mentor’s knowledge of the student’s ability to successfully participate in the project.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before January 31, 2020 will be considered.
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