First Nations Launch Competition

🏆 Available:
💰 $15,000
⏳ 10/28

Scholarship Description

NASA Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium’s First Nations Launch (FNL) National High-Power Rocket Competition is a NASA Artemis Student Challenge that provides an opportunity for students attending a Tribal College or University, a Native American-Serving Nontribal Institution (NASNTI), or who are members of an active American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) collegiate chapter to design, build, and fly a high-powered rocket to be launched at a competition at the Richard Bong State Recreational Area in Kansasville, WI.

To participate, the following are required:

(1) be enrolled at a Tribal College/University, a Native American-Serving Nontribal Institution (NASNTI), or attending a university with an active AISES program;

(2) have a committed faculty mentor;

(3) should select a team leader;

(4) should be comprised of approximately 4-6 students; (5) shall seek advice/mentorship from Industry, Tripoli, NAR, and others.

There are multiple deadlines before the competition (month of April). Follow the WSGC website for more info. (

Eligibility Requirements

  • For residents of the following states: Wisconsin
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Rocket Launch Team Documentation

How To Apply

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Donor: NASA Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium

The association is dedicated to using the excitement and vision of space science and aerospace science to equip the citizens of Wisconsin with the math, science and technology tools they need to thrive in the next century.