Focus: The Nevada NASA Space Grant Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowships program (GROF) is designed to support independently conceived or designed NASA-specific research projects by graduate students. NASA fellowship opportunities are focused on innovation through projects that will generate measurable results or advancements in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math that will directly contribute to NASA’s current and future science and technology goals.
Eligibility: Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) students who are U.S. citizens and full-time graduate students enrolled in a STEM program will be considered for a fellowship encompassing the full annual year (Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semesters). All participating students must be supervised by at least one NSHE faculty mentor; and maintain full-time enrollment status at their institution(s) throughout the scholarship period. Please note that renewal applications (i.e., students who received prior NV Space Grant Fellowship awards) will only be considered if funds remain after awards to new applicants are issued.
Fellowship Amount: $20,000 for the academic year.
Award period: September 1, 2024 through April 9, 2025
Application deadline: Monday, March 18, 2024, 5pm PT.
MS Teams 365 online Discussion (tips and Q&A) on Fellowship and Scholarship applications will be held on the following date: Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 1:30 pm PT. Please note: The Tips and Q&A webinar will be recorded and made available on the NV NASA Programs website.
Use this link to attend: JOIN THE MEETING
You can access a recording of the webinar HERE.
Please read the full solicitation for all relevant details.
Confidential Recommendation Letters for GROF Applicants may be submitted here.