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Astronaut Scholarship

 

Description

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation was established originally in 1984 as the Mercury Seven Foundation by the six surviving members of America’s original Mercury Seven astronauts. Since its founding, more than 100 astronauts from the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, and Space Shuttle programs have united to aid the United States in retaining its world leadership in science and technology by providing college scholarships for the very best and brightest students pursuing science, technology, engineering or math degrees.The foundation now awards 28 scholarships annually, each worth $10,000, for a total of $280,000. They seek college students who exhibit motivation, imagination, and exceptional performance in the science or engineering field of their major.

 

Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
Sophomore, Junior

Age minimum or maximum:*
No

Open to international students:
No

Required to demonstrate financial need:
No

Discipline Area(s):
Engineering, Physical Sciences
Other: Technology, mathematics

Demographic Information (preferred or required):
USC students

Award type:
Scholarship

Amount Awarded:
$5,000 to $24,999

 

Application Information:

Application Deadline:
February

Date application is available:
January

USC endorsement required:
Yes

USC endorsement application deadline:

USC endorsement process explanation:

USC endorsement website/URL:

Contact Information:

Website:
http://astronautscholarship.org/