Our application for WA NASA Space Grant “studentships” for transfer students in STEM from Washington state community colleges to any of the three UW campuses is open until August 7! More information and application Studentships range from $2,000 to $5,000, and are awarded for one year at a time. Recipients may apply for renewal for an additional year, depending on availability of funding
With support from WA Space Grant, University of Washington students win the grand prize at the 2023 First Nations Launch. Read the story from the UW’s Materials Science & Engineering department.
The University of Washington Magazine featured the work of Washington Sea Grant and Space Grant. Read the feature at UW Magazine.
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! Read the feature from the UW Aero & Astro department.
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.
The UW’s chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) has done impressively well in their first two years attending the First Nations Launch challenge in Wisconsin.
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?
UW Space Grant and Astronaut Scholarship Foundation scholar Carter Vu is a member of the team who achieved the grand prize in the 2022 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge.
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.
As autumn quarter 2021 opens, Washington NASA Space Grant marks a momentous shift — its first academic year hosted by the William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics in the UW’s College of Engineering.