Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarships

🏆 Available:
💰 $8,500
⏳ 01/31

Scholarship Description

This is a competitive scholarship program, funded by NASA and the Commonwealth of Virginia contributions, with the goals of:

  • Promoting undergraduate STEM research while recognizing high academic achievement and promise
  • Increasing participation of underrepresented minorities, females, and students with disabilities in STEM-related careers
  • Implementing the goals of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours) at one of the five Virginia Space Grant Consortium member institutions: Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, Old Dominion University, The College of William & Mary, or Hampton University
  • Must have completed at least two years of a STEM undergraduate program and be classified as a junior or senior (must have at least junior status by summer if choosing this option)
  • Must be in a program of study demonstrating an interest in STEM and supporting NASA’s mission
  • Must have a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

How To Apply

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Donor: NASA's Virginia Space Grant Consortium

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) is a part of a national NASA funded network. The VSGC is a coalition of five Virginia colleges and universities, NASA, state educational agencies, Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology, and other institutions representing diverse aerospace education and research.