Funding For Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Michigan Space Grant Consortium offers competitive awards for college and university students at all stages in their academic careers – undergraduate level, at both community colleges and 4-year institutions, and graduate level. The colleges and universities where research and hands-on activities take place must be MSGC affiliates.

Community College Students

Community College Fellowship

Michigan Space Grant Consortium offers research and public service fellowships to community college students who successfully compete for the award. Students are required to identify a mentor from the faculty research, education, or public service communities at MSGC-affiliated 4-year institutions, with whom they intend to work.  See the Connect with Faculty page to see professors at nearby institutions who are familiar with MSGC.

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Undergraduate Students 

MSGC Scholarship

Some MSGC-affiliated colleges and universities offer a $500 scholarship for a student exemplifying MSGC’s vision.  Ask your Campus Representative if this is offered at your institution.

MSGC Undergraduate Fellowship

Michigan Space Grant Consortium offers $3,000 research and public service fellowships to undergraduates who successfully compete for the award. Students are required to identify a mentor from the faculty research, education, or public service communities, with whom they intend to work. Projects should describe their connection to NASA strategic interests as detailed in NASA Strategic Plan 2014.  

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Hands-On NASA-oriented Experiences for Student groups (HONES)

MSGC supports student groups that engage in hands-on, authentic, science and engineering problem-solving research and development related to NASA Mission Directorate challenges and NASA STEM engagement priorities.

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NASA Center Internships

MSGC provides funding to a few students each year who are offered NASA Internships.  These internships provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences, integrating participants with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related, real-time world task completion.  Students apply directly to NASA.

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Graduate Students

Graduate Fellowship

Michigan Space Grant Consortium offers $5,000 research and public service fellowships to graduate students who successfully compete for the award. Students are required to identify a mentor from the faculty research, education, or public service communities, with whom they intend to work. Projects should describe their connection to NASA strategic interests as detailed in NASA Strategic Plan 2014.  

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Hands-On NASA-oriented Experiences for Student groups (HONES)

MSGC supports student groups that engage in hands-on, authentic, science and engineering problem-solving research and development related to NASA Mission Directorate challenges and NASA STEM engagement priorities.

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NASA Center Internships

MSGC provides funding to a few students each year who are offered NASA Internships.  These internships provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences, integrating participants with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related, real-time world task completion.  Students apply directly to NASA.

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