205 Alaskan students awarded and supported between 2015 - 2019

$1,107,300 in direct student support awarded between 2015-2019

45 Interns placed with NASA centers and Alaska Industry partners between 2015-2019

75% of graduates from 2015-2019 now employed in STEM fields or pursuing advanced STEM degrees

Funding Opportunities

What Our Students Say

This scholarship assisted with my funding to help me progress towards my degree in civil engineering.

Receiving funding from the Alaska Space Grant Program allowed me to travel to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and work in the Office of Communications. This internship allowed me to pursue a goal of telling the stories behind the science at the agency, as well as communicate between the community and the center. After that experience, I looked into applying for graduate school to allow myself to further seek out opportunities in science communication, and I am happy to say that I have been accepted as a student during the fall 2018 semester at Johns Hopkins University in their Masters of Arts in Science Writing program. This continuation of my education would not have been possible without the support of the Alaska Space Grant Program.

Impact

Human Exploration and Operations

Colin Latimer-UAF Physics student

For physics student Colin Latimer, an internship at NASA was a no-brainer. “It's NASA, man. Of course I'm going to say yes to an internship at NASA,” he said. (For more of the story click on the photo)

Currently a junior at UAF, Latimer spent ten weeks last summer studying at the Goddard…

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Colin Latimer
Human Exploration and Operations, Space Technology

Chic O'Dell's NASA Pathways Internship

Chic O’Dell notes he has always loved building everything from carpentry to electronics. “I find a meaningful catharsis when I have work,” says O’Dell, an Alaska resident since age 11. O’Dell – who is completing his first semester of a graduate degree in electrical engineering with a focus on…

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Chic O'Dell