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

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What Our Students Say

Funding received from the Alaska Space Grant Program helped obtain the experience and contacts necessary for my current employment.

Gave me critical hands-on learning experiences that you don’t get in the classroom but employers still expect you to know.


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…

Thomas Edwards

Magnetospheric Multiscale Observations of the Evolution of Foreshock Transients and their Substructures

Andrew Vu was introduced to plasma physics in an introductory course during his first year at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. “I immediately became enthralled by the rich interplay between plasma and electromagnetic…

Andrew Vu