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 helped me achieve my life line goal of being a NASA intern and making connections to work in that line.

ASGP Funding has opened up a few really awesome opportunities for me. For example, my master's research spawned from the funded NASA internship. It has also made me realize researching is what I enjoy, therefore I am continuing into graduate school.

Impact

Science

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…

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Russell Wong
Science

Influence of Sleep on the Consolidation and Recall of Memory in Octopus Rubescens

Animals — from jellyfish to human beings — sleep. Why this behavior is so common is still unclear, but sleep appears to be connected to learning and memory. Mitchel McCloskey, an Environmental Science Master’s student at Alaska Pacific University (APU), is investigating how…

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Mitchel McCloskey