Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Name:

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship offered through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation to college students.

Award Amount:


Number of Scholarships:

Multiple awards

Application Required:


Official Transcript Required:


References and Letter of Recommendations Required:

Nomination required

Interview Required:


Original Essay Required:


Additional Requirements and Information:

1) Must be at least a 2nd year student; 2) Must be enrolled at one (1) of the following qualifying colleges or universities:

Brown University
•Clemson University
•Colorado School of Mines
•Florida Institute of Technology
•Georgia Institute of Technology
•Harvey Mudd College
•Johns Hopkins University
•Louisiana State University
•Massachusetts Institute of Technology
•Miami University (Ohio)
•North Carolina State University
•North Dakota State University
•Ohio State University
•Pennsylvania State University
•Purdue University
•Syracuse University
•Texas A&M University
•Tufts University
•University of Arizona
•University of Central Florida
•University of Chicago
•University of Colorado
•University of Kansas
•University of Kentucky
•University of Michigan
•University of Minnesota
•University of Oklahoma
•University of Rochester
•University of Southern California
•University of Texas at Austin
•University of Virginia
•University of Washington
•University of Wisconsin
•Washington University (St. Louis)

3) Must be nominated by faculty members; 4) Must be an Engineering or Natural or Applied Science (e.g. Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Computer Science or Mathematics major; 5) Nominees must intend to pursue research or advance their field upon completion of their final degrees; 6) Nominees intending to pursue a practice in professional Medicine are not eligible for this scholarship award. However, those intending to perform biomedical research are eligible for this award.


• Students interested in the scholarship award should contact the ASF liaison at their respective university.

• The scholarship candidates are nominated by faculty in their department to a university-wide committee. The university committee selects their best two (2) candidates and submits these nominees to the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Committee.

• The ASF Scholarship Committee selects one (1) recipient from each school and presents the candidates to the ASF Board of Directors for approval. If both nominees from a school are deemed unqualified, the scholarship will not be awarded to the respective school.








Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):

Must be enrolled as a full-time student

Additional Applicant Requirements:

Must be at least an undergraduate sophomore

Category (Select all that apply):

Merit-based, Major/Field of Study, School/College

Web Site:

Point of Contact:

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
Mail Code: ASF-1
Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899



Varies (Check with respective participating college)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).