226 Alaskan students awarded and supported between 2015 - 2021

$1,726,157 in direct student support awarded between 2015-2021

62 Interns placed with NASA centers and Alaska Industry partners between 2015-2021

92% of graduates from 2015-2021 now employed in STEM fields or pursuing advanced STEM degrees

Funding Opportunities

What Our Students Say

The Alaska Space Grant Program funding allowed me to look more deeply at a question I had from a previous research project that had run out of funding. This has led me to write a paper including advanced methods that I would not have had the time to learn without this funding.

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



Ground Truthing MODIS NDVI Measurements in Remote Areas of Alaska

Global climate warming is amplified near the poles (Cohen et al., 2014) and at higher elevations (Pepin et al., 2015). Using remote sensing in America’s Arctic mountains, the Brooks Range, researchers have observed changes in vegetation types, growing seasons, and plant phenology over recent…

Russell Wong

Testing Concept of Self and Abstraction Abilities in Octopuses Using Distorting Mirrors

Dozens of species across the animal kingdom including Asian elephants (Plotnik et al., 2006), Bottlenose dolphins (Reiss and Marino 2001), Oval squid (Ikeda and Matsumoto 2007), cuttlefish (Palmer et al. 2006) and Magpies (Prior et al. 2008) have been tested for a concept of self, defined by…

Kaitlyn Houk