2017-2018 Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship

Applications Accepted: 01/27/17 - 04/03/2017
  • The Nevada Space Grant Consortium (NVSGC) announces available funding for 2017-2018 Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship (GROF). 


    Focus:  To support independently conceived or designed research, or senior design projects by graduate students, in disciplines that will help advance missions and goals of NASA; thus, providing an opportunity to directly contribute to advancements in STEM-related areas of study. NASA fellowship opportunities are focused on innovation through projects that will generate measurable results or advancements in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math which will contribute to NASA’s current and future science and technology goals.

    Eligibility: Students enrolled in a full-time Masters or PhD STEM program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas or University of Nevada, Reno who are or will be engaged in a Research or Hands-on-Project with Faculty Mentor(s) at the University of Nevada, Reno; University of Nevada, Las Vegas; or Desert Research Institute. Applicants must be US citizens, including: Citizens of Puerto Rico, Washington DC, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Northern Mariana Islands. Permanent residents, green card holders, or student visa holders (F, J, or M) are not eligible to apply.

    Fellowship Amount:  $18,000 per academic year

    Award period:  September 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018

    Application deadline:  Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:00pm PDT

    Please read the full solicitation for all relevant details.

    Confidential Recommendation Letters for GROF Applicants may be submitted herenasa.epscorspo.nevada.edu/submit-recommendation-2017-2018-grof