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Astronaut Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $10,000
Awards Available: 27
Award Deadline: None

1. The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation was created to ensure that the United States would maintain its leadership in science and technology by supporting some of the very best science and engineering college students.

2. Scholarship candidates must be nominated by faculty members. Students may not directly apply for the award.

3. Scholarship nominees must be U.S. citizens.
Scholarship nominees must be engineering or natural or applied science (e.g. astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, computer science) or mathematics students with intentions to pursue research or advance their field upon completion of their final degrees. Students intending to pursue a practice in professional medicine are not
4. eligible for the scholarship. However, those intending to perform biomedical research are eligible.

5. At the time of nomination, scholarship candidates must be at least second year (sophomore) college students, have excellent grades, and have conducted a considerable amount of lab and research work in their field.

6. The Astronaut Scholarship is awarded only to students during their junior or senior year. In some cases students may carry their awards to a second year. Students must attend school full-time during both terms of the ASF-supported academic year.

7. Scholarship nominees are those students who have shown initiative, creativity, and excellence in their chosen field. Special consideration is not given to aeronautical/astronautical engineering students or those intending to pursue careers as astronauts.


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Astronaut Scholarships
No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship - $2,222
The Requirements for YDI Scholarships are: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be...
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$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,085
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 Ultra Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ultra Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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