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 — Summer research at UW Washington Space Grant invites UW students looking for research experience to apply for our 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Program. This is a paid internship opportunity!
WA Space Grant — UW Graduate Fellowships for 2022-2023 Applications are now open for UW Graduate Fellowships for academic year 2022–2023! WSGC graduate fellowships at the University of Washington are focused on supporting Ph.D. students in STEM fields related to NASA activities.
Summer 2022 internships with Eagle Harbor Technologies Eagle Harbor Technologies is seeking undergraduates for summer internships, who are self-directed, talented, and driven.

News & events
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?
Shannon Gatta, a Hispanic woman with long, brown hair draped across her shoulder, stands at Gas Works Park with the Seattle skyline outlined behind her. In space and on the ground, informatics alum has high aspirations (1/13/2022) - Shannon Gatta’s work is out of this world. Gatta, who graduated from the iSchool in 2020 with a degree in Informatics, works as a data engineer for the private aerospace company Blue Origin, has completed the first level of private astronaut training, and has interned at NASA’s Johnson Space Center and Langley Research Center. For academic year 2019-2020, Gatta was the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation scholar at UW.