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Students from STEM fields encouraged to apply for NASA scholarship

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PCC students are encouraged to apply for the OSGC Community College Partnership Scholarship Program, which provides community college students attending to member community colleges. The $5,000-per-student scholarships support student’s academic pursuit in STEM fields relating to space studies, including physical sciences, life sciences, planetary sciences, mathematics, or engineering. These awards will also serve to recognize their achievements in these fields.

The OSGC Community College Partnership Scholarship Program supports the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) objectives of attracting and retaining more community college and technical college students into STEM-based academic programs and developing a diverse and capable next-generation workforce. Women and individuals from underrepresented groups in the STEM fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled at a minimum of six credit hours per term and in good academic standing.

To apply, visit program’s website.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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x by L Michelle Montgomery 2 years ago

I am an adult student, so I may not qualify.

x by Kate Frase 2 years ago

Michelle has a good question, are there age restrictions on this scholarship?

x by James Hill 2 years ago

There is no age restriction. You just need to be a student.

x by andrew 2 years ago

When will it be open

x by James Hill 2 years ago

Andrew, you’ll need to contact the Oregon Space Grants people: http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/scholarships

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