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??

Opportunities for students

Summer 2022 internships with Eagle Harbor Technologies Eagle Harbor Technologies is seeking undergraduates for summer internships, who are self-directed, talented, and driven.
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.
WA Space Grant — Seeking mentors for the Lunar Lava Tube Exploration Challenge WSGC is seeking faculty and graduate student mentors for our NASA Artemis Student Challenge — the Lunar Lava Tube Exploration Challenge.

Opportunities for faculty & industry

WA Space Grant — Seeking mentors for the Lunar Lava Tube Exploration Challenge WSGC is seeking faculty and graduate student mentors for our NASA Artemis Student Challenge — the Lunar Lava Tube Exploration Challenge.
NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program — 2022 Call for Applicants The NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program is open for applicants. Fellowships are open to to full-time STEM faculty members who are U.S. citizens teaching at accredited U.S. universities and colleges.

WASGC news & announcements

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.
WSGC programs for incoming undergraduates at UW remove letters of reference requirement (6/18/2021) - The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce that our University of Washington scholarship programs for incoming undergraduates will no longer require letters of reference as part of the application process. This change is effective immediately for our scholarships for community college transfer applicants and for first-year student applicants.

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