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

It funded my undergraduate research and also my summer internship at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.

I worked in a lab that helped me learn practical skills for working in engineering. Working in the Space Systems Engineering Program lab has helped me learn how to be an effective engineer. I have probably learned as much working in the lab as I have learned in my classes. Also, space grant funding has liberated me to do engineering work, as opposed to irrelevant, unproductive work.

Impact

Human Exploration and Operations

Marcus Jackson at Goddard Space Flight Center

During the summer of 2012, students from the University of Alaska participated in an internship at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). One of those students was Marcus Jackson, an athlete and engineering student at UAA. Jackson spent his summer break at the Goddard Space…

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Marcus Jackson
Aeronautics Research

Thomas Edwards at Langley

The best learning experiences are the ones that teach us something new about ourselves. For Thomas Edwards, a physics student and UA scholar, his internship at NASA during the summer of 2013 proved to be just such an experience. (click photo to continue story)

During his internship as…

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Thomas Edwards