Funding Opportunity: Uni­ver­si­ties Space Research Asso­ci­a­tion (USRA) Schol­ar­ship Awards (Deadline: 07/31/15)

Universities Space Research Association (USRA) LogoAppli­ca­tions for the 2015 Uni­ver­si­ties Space Research Asso­ci­a­tion (USRA) Schol­ar­ship Awards are now being accepted!

Infor­ma­tion and the online appli­ca­tion form are avail­able at

Appli­ca­tions accepted up until July 31, 2015.

These are awards given to under­grad­u­ate stu­dents who have demon­strated a career inter­est in sci­ence or engi­neer­ing with an empha­sis on space research or space sci­ence edu­ca­tion. Three Schol­ar­ship Awards have been estab­lished to honor indi­vid­u­als who have made spe­cific con­tri­bu­tions to sci­ence and the US Space Pro­gram.  A fourth Schol­ar­ship Award, recently re-named in mem­ory of USRA Pres­i­dent Fred­er­ick A. Taran­tino, broadly sup­ports under­grad­u­ate sci­ence and engi­neer­ing edu­ca­tion. Stu­dents will be matched to the schol­ar­ship award most appro­pri­ate for their area of study.

Up to four Schol­ar­ship Awards are avail­able in amounts of $2000 annu­ally.  Awards are made to under­grad­u­ate stu­dents who will be juniors or seniors in the Fall.  Awards are for one year only, but recip­i­ents may re-apply for a sec­ond year.  All schol­ar­ship awards will be paid directly to the recipients.


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