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

Was able to have a bioinformatics related internship, which I think helped further me on the track of pursuing BME in graduate school.

The Space Grant helped to support my work in the Mao lab as an undergraduate researcher. The grant helped me to refine my research skills as a researcher by funding my curiosity and interest in aerosol research. By funding me, the program allowed me to think critically and work in a fast paced laboratory setting.I was able to experience a very diverse work environment which I believe will prepare me for when I have to work in the actual workplace.


Human Exploration and Operations

Nathaniel Cox of UAA

When life gets tense down here on Earth—climate change, civil unrest, the next election cycle—Alaskans can take comfort knowing one of their own is hard at work work discovering what our future houses on Mars and the moon might look like.  That would be Nathaniel Cox, a May civil…

Nathaniel Cox

Jon Klein at JPL

When something is easy, we joke and say “it isn't rocket science.” For one UAF student however, rocket science is no laughing matter.

Jon Klein is a masters student in Electrical Engineering at UAF. In 2012, he took part in an internship at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California.…

Jon Klein