NASA Pa. Space Grant accepting graduate research fellowship applications

Chloe Stanton, a NASA PA Space Grant Fellow, has a look at the sun through a highly-filtered telescope that was on display at the Apollo 50 celebration held on the morning of July 16, 2020, at Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Center in Rock Springs. Credit: Patrick Mansell / Penn StateCreative Commons

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium (PSGC) is currently accepting applications to its graduate research fellowship program. The program offers funding to outstanding students in the STEM, education and humanities fields who are conducting research related to NASA’s science and outreach missions. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2020.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled full-time at the University Park campus. Graduate students do not need to be working on a NASA-funded project to apply. Members of the 2020 cohort will receive $5,000 in funding, with award emphasis given but not limited to the colleges of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Education, Engineering, Health and Human Development, Liberal Arts, Information Sciences and Technology, and the Eberly College of Science.

For more information and to apply, please visit the PSGC website or contact


Last Updated December 18, 2019