NASA is currently seeking science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program! NCAS participants are engaged in a rich STEM learning experience through interactions with NASA scientists and engineers, web-based activities and a three-day onsite experience at a regional NASA Center (either Johnson Space Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, or the Jet Propulsion Laboratory). Community college students from across the nation are chosen to participate through a competitive process. Selected students are U.S. citizens currently pursuing their initial undergraduate degree at a community college who have an interest and aptitude for mathematics, science, engineering or computer science.
- US Citizenship
- At least 18 years of age and a high school graduate
- A registered community college student during the application process and project (Spring 2014 thru December 2014).
- Have completed a minimum of 9 units/credit hours in a STEM discipline
- Able to commit to 12-14 weeks working with NASA (online and via a three-day onsite experience)
- Able to access the internet
*Please note that a $30 non-refundable fee to cover the cost of meals and a NCAS polo shirt will be required from each student selected for the three-day experience at a NASA Center.
Please visit the NCAS website to learn more: http://ncas.aerospacescholars.org. Applications are due July 1, 2014!
Students may create a login and apply at the following link: http://go.nasa.gov/1jRQt4u