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 allowed to me to gain experience involving software and hardware design of a satellite subsystem.

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

Impact

Science

Microseismicity at Taku Glacier

Taku Glacier is a tidewater glacier located southeast of Juneau, Alaska. From 2014 to 2016, it was the subject of a comprehensive monitoring project that documented some of the quickly evolving processes on the formerly advancing glacier. Jenna Zechmann first set foot on…

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Jenna Zechmann
Science

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…

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Kaitlyn Houk