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The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF)

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) is offering a competitive $10,000 scholarship for University of Washington students who are in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) disciplines. Awardees will receive funding for their 2013-2014 academic year.

All motivated STEM students, who have demonstrated success in both their course work and research projects, are encouraged to apply. Space Grant must receive all materials by 5pm on March 1, 2013. Furthermore, Space Grant will notify applicants of their application status by March 5, 2013.

Student Eligibility and Application process:

-Must be a United States citizen

-Application must include a letter of reference and cover sheet completed by at least one faculty member who has worked closely with you

-Must hold either junior or senior status at the beginning of the

2013-2014 academic year

Nomination documents and details may be downloaded from:

http://www.waspacegrant.org/for_students/undergraduate_programs/scholarships/

All application materials must be sent to the Space Grant main office at:

WA NASA Space Grant

Attn: Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

Johnson 141

Box 351310

Seattle, WA 98195

As general advice, be proactive by downloading the application materials and set-up a meeting with a faculty member to discuss your application. Ensure that your application is complete by ensuring that all documents are included and double check for typos, grammar and such.

I am here to help, so please feel free to contact me regarding this opportunity at jcc5@uw.edu.  Answers to Frequently Asked Questions may be found at the provided link above.

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