Program Status: Closed
Program type(s): Scholarship,


Each year, NC Space Grant awards Undergraduate Research Scholarships to students who are pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields that support NASA’s mission. This competitively awarded program engages the future STEM workforce in basic and/or applied aerospace-related research projects and facilitates the development of mentor relationships between students, faculty and the NASA community.

East Carolina University Student Angel Chukwu Researches Additive Manufacturing


The Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program requires that students participate in an active, identified research activity in STEM that has aerospace and NASA applications. The research must be supervised by a faculty mentor and may be conducted on the home campus or at an industrial or government facility. The research activity should be continuous and conducted during summer 2019 (defined as a minimum of 10 weeks) or during the 2019-20 Academic Year (Fall 2019/Spring 2020).

Award Level

$6,000 per student

Awards are made annually and are renewable for one year for students making satisfactory academic and research progress. This is a competitive scholarship program supported by NASA and the State of North Carolina. Awards are based on merit recognizing high academic achievement and promise.

How to Apply

Next opportunity will be released Feb. 28, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants are eligible to receive a total of two Undergraduate Research Scholarships during their academic studies.

Request for Proposals

This opportunity is currently closed

Sample Submission(s)

2018 Undergraduate Research Award List