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NASA Inviting Applications for Aeronautics Scholarships

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NASA's Aviation Scholarships


NASA  Aeronautics Research Mission Council to accept scholarship applications from graduate and undergraduate students for the 2012 academic year. The application deadline is January 15, 2012.

Graduate student applications must be based on specific research topics to meet NASA's aeronautics research programs. The list of available topics is posted online.
NASA expects to award 20 undergraduate and five graduate scholarships to students in aeronautics or related fields. Undergraduate students entering their second year of study will receive up to $15,000 per year for two years and the opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend by interning at a NASA research center during the summer.

Graduate students will receive up to $35,000 per year for up to three years, with an opportunity to receive a $10,000 stipend interning at a NASA research center for up to two consecutive summers.

"Pairing our best aeronautical innovators at NASA with the nation's brightest students, through internship opportunities in our scholarship program helps ensure we will continue to have the talented workforce we need to solve the challenges of 21st century aviation," said Jaiwon Shin, associate administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

Students not committed to a specific academic institution or program still may apply. If accepted, they must be admitted by fall 2012 into an aeronautical engineering program or related field of study at an accredited U.S. university. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Scholarship money may be used for tuition and other school-related expenses.

For details about this scholarship program, a list of available research topics and the application process, visit:

For more information about aeronautics research at NASA, visit:

source - prnewswire

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