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 Rocketry 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.

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation — Scholarship application open The application is now open for the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation awards! These scholarships reward high-performing academic achievers. UW undergraduates going into their junior or senior year in a STEM major are encouraged to consider applying.

News & events
UW’s A&A department profiles 2022 SURP students (10/20/2022) - From vaccines to space travel — the projects for four of the UW aeronautics and astronautics students participating in our 2022 SURP program ran the gamut!
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.