Award Worth: $15,000

Deadline: 1 March


The goal of the Higher Education program is to contribute to the development of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA’s strategic goals. Alaska Space Grant seeks to meet this goal by funding Higher Education Projects that:

  1. Assist faculty with the development of new (or revised) college-level courses or curriculum in areas of relevance to NASA.
  2. Provide support for interdisciplinary student team activities in areas that support NASA’s workforce needs.

Women, faculty from underrepresented groups, and early career faculty are especially encouraged to apply.

Eligibility Requirements to Apply

Eligibility and U.S. Citizenship Requirement

  • Competition is open to full-time faculty members at an Affiliated Institution.
  • Faculty must be U.S. citizens. Faculty who are not U.S. citizens may apply for the grant to supply salary or other support for students (who are U.S. citizens) working on the project.
  • Faculty must hold the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, professor, research associate, full-time faculty/instructor at a community college, or equivalent (adjunct faculty members and post doctoral fellows are not eligible).

Application Link