Our current programs.
Internships & fellowships Our STEM internships and fellowships provide hands-on, real-world experience to get undergrads and grad students to the next level.
Studentships Our studentships provide not only scholarship funding for undergraduates, but professional development to put an internship or fellowship within reach.
Supersonic Rocket Research Program Our rocketry program offers study and experience with various materials and airfoils associated with supersonic flight performance — AND you get to shoot it into the sky!
High-Altitude Balloon Research Program Our high-altitude balloon (HAB) program is a chance for undergraduates AND middle/high-school students to engage in climate change science by using HABs to study dust profiles in Washington state over time.
CubeSat Technology Development Program Our CubeSat program gives students, particularly undergraduate, the chance to get hands-on with space technology and space sciences by developing a small satellite for an actual mission.
K–12 STEM Pathways Support Our STEM pathway supports pre-college students and educators across Washington through strategic programs run by WSGC affiliates.
Competitive proposals Our competitive proposal program offers funding to Washington state projects that align with WSGC's mission.
Artemis lava tube challenge — 2022 The Artemis Lunar Lava Tube Exploration is a challenge for community college and undergraduate students. Can your team navigate a lunar lava tube & prepare it for human habitation ... remotely? IN THE DARK??

WA Space Grant studentships for first-year UW STEM students — Accepting applications for 2023-2024 WA Space Grant studentship applications are now open for incoming first-year students to the University of Washington (any campus).

News & events
A LEGO robot drives along a simulated lunar surface. UW to host college students for NASA-funded lunar rover challenge (8/16/2022) - Eight teams of college students will arrive on the University of Washington campus Aug. 19 to go to the moon – or at least a simulated version of it.
Sarah Tuttle, WA Space Grant deputy director, featured in Scientific American (4/4/2022) - It has been more than half a century since Vera Rubin attained her Ph.D. — we're in a whole new millennium now. Has astronomy changed for the women in its ranks? Or have the women in its ranks changed astronomy?