Virginia Space Grant Consortium offers a variety of scholarship programs including the Graduate Research STEM Fellowship program, VSGC Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarship Program, Community College STEM Scholarship Program, and the STEM Bridge Scholarship Program. Each year, the Student Research Conference is held to highlight the accomplishments of the scholarship and fellowship winners. The VSGC is currently in the process of marketing awards for the 2024-25 academic year.  Please select from the programs below to learn more.

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) Graduate Research STEM Fellowship Program provides fellowships of $6,000 in add-on support to graduate students to supplement and enhance basic research support. Learn more about our program here.

The VSGC Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarship Program provides awards of up to $8,500 to rising juniors and seniors enrolled full-time in a program of study in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) and have a specific faculty-mentored research project that has NASA or aerospace relevance. Visit our undergraduate program here.

The Community College STEM Scholarship provides a one-year, non-renewable award of $2,000 for students enrolled full time during the award period at one of Virginia’s Community Colleges.  Students must be majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field and be interested in pursuing a career that supports NASA’s mission. Learn more here.

Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides STEM Bridge Scholarships of $1,000 to students who will be sophomores or juniors during the 2024-2025 academic year. Students from any federally recognized minority group in STEM and enrolled full-time in a program of STEM at one of the five Virginia Space Grant member universities are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit our STEM Bridge website today! We anticipate that changes will impact the program. Application due date is March 8, 2024.

The 2024 VSGC Student Research Conference will be held in Newport News, VA. The Conference will feature oral presentations from the 2024-2025  Graduate Fellows and Undergraduate Research Scholars. Visit the SRC page for more information.