NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship Program 2014/2015 Academic
Deadline for receipt of NEW applications: 11:59 p.m. EST, February 3, 2014
Deadline for receipt of RENEWAL applications: 11:59 p.m. EST, March 17,
NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals entitled NASA Earth
and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program 2014/2015 Academic Year. This
call for graduate fellowship proposals solicits applications from
accredited U.S. Universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Masters or
Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and Space Sciences, or related
disciplines, at respective institutions. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure
continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to
achieve NASA’s scientific goals outlined above.
Awards resulting from the competitive selection will be made in the form of
training grants to the respective universities with the advisor serving as
the principal investigator.
The financial support for the NESSF Program comes from the NASA Science
Mission Directorates (SMD) four science divisions: Earth Science,
Heliophysics, Planetary Science, and Astrophysics. For the 2014/2015
academic year, NASA expects to award approximately 50 new graduate
fellowships in Earth Science, 3-5 in Heliophysics, 10 in Planetary Science,
and 6-10 in Astrophysics.
Announcement of Selections:
The target date to announce selection of new applications for award is May
15, 2014, with the start date of the all new fellowship awards of September
1, 2014. The target date to notify renewal students concerning the
continuation of the fellowship award applicants is June 16, 2014.
For further information contact:
Program Administrator for NESSF Earth Science Research
Claire Macaulay at 202/358-0151 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org