WVSGC Programs for Students
|Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program||Provides state-level competitive funding for undergraduate students in a STEM discipline and enrolled in a WVSGC affiliate institution to become involved in a research project under the supervision of their academic advisor. One-year Fellowship during the academic year.||There are no Requests for Proposals open at this time. Please check back August 20, 2023.|
|Graduate Research Fellowship Program||Provides state-level competitive funding for graduate students in a STEM discipline, enrolled in a WVSGC affiliate institution and working on a thesis or dissertation with their reserach faculty mentor. One-year Fellowship during the academic year.||There are no Requests for Proposals open at this time. Please check back August 20, 2023.|
|Student Fellowship opportunity at NASA WV Space Grant Consortium Schools||These undergraduate fellowships are awarded by the applicant's college or university. The amount awarded varies for each institution. Please contact your WVSGC affiliate institution's representative (found under Board of Directors) to inquire about the amount of these fellowships.||There are no Requests for Proposals open at this time. Please check back August 20, 2023.|
|Summer Internship Programs||This is a ten-week, on-site internship program for NASA Centers and opportunities at WV high-tech companies within the State of WV||There are no Requests for Proposals open a this time. Please check back November 2023.|
Statewide and National Programs
Higher Ed Student Org Support
The NASA WV Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the availability of funds to support student organizations in STEM outreach activities, team projects, and participation in statewide and national competitions. This opportunity is ongoing with no application deadlines, and we will accept proposals on a rolling basis. Student organizations may request up to $2,000 in NASA funds to be matched 1:1 from non-federal sources (faculty mentoring is an acceptable form of match support). Click HERE for application.
The Nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project (NEBP), led by Montana SGC (MSGC) at Montana State University, has selected West Virginia University (WVU) and Trinity Christian School (TCS) in Morgantown WV to participate in the 2023 and 2024 solar eclipses. Want to learn more about the WV Eclipse Ballooning Project? CLICK HERE.
The West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team (WV SPOT) began in 2013 as a partnership between the Green Bank Observatory and NASA. We recruit and train WV undergraduates to bring presentations about current WV science, technology, and engineering to WV K-12 classrooms. Since inception, we have made over 800 presentations and impacted the lives of more than 25,000 students! To learn more, please visit the Science Public Outreach Team (SPOT) website.
INTERNATIONAL LUNAR MISSION: Details about the Great Lunar Expedition for Everyone (GLEE) may be found on the GLEE Website
SOUNDING ROCKET PROGRAMS: All program details for the 2022 – 2023 RockSat Program may be found at: https://www.nasa.gov/sounding-rockets/rocksat-programs