Tue, Nov 08, 2011
Those Selected Will Conduct Research Beginning In Fall
NASA is seeking applications from graduate students for the
agency's second class of Space Technology Research Fellowships.
Applications will be accepted from accredited U.S. universities on
behalf of graduate students interested in performing space
technology research beginning in fall 2012.
The fellowships will sponsor U.S. graduate student researchers
who show significant potential to contribute to NASA's strategic
space technology objectives through their studies. Sponsored by
NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist and the Space Technology
Program, the fellowships' continuing goal is to provide the nation
with a pipeline of highly skilled engineers and technologists to
improve America's technological competitiveness. Fellows will
perform innovative space technology research today while building
the skills necessary to become future technological leaders.
"We're calling for our second round of applications from
America's best and brightest future technology leaders," said
Michael Gazarik, director of the Space Technology Program at NASA
Headquarters in Washington. "Our Space Technology Graduate
Fellowships will help create the next generation of highly skilled
workers needed for NASA's and our nation's technological future,
while motivating careers in science and technology that will lead
to sustainable, high-tech jobs and help America out-innovate the
The deadline for submitting applications is Jan. 11, 2012.
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