As part of NASA's National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, we are funded to promote aerospace-related research, education, and public service programs to encourage a Diverse Workforce. This is accomplished through a national network of colleges, universities, industry and federal agency partners.

The Nebraska Space Grant offers several funding opportunities, including Fellowships, and mini-grants for Higher Education, Informal Education, Research, and Teacher Training.


NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowship & Mini-Grant Competition is now open.

Applications are due May 20, 2016.

Fellowships are open to students who are U.S. Citizens attending a NASA Nebraska Space Grant Academic Affiliate.

Mini-grants are available for:

Higher Education
Informal Education, and
Teacher Training projects

The funding period for selected students and projects is August 1, 2016 - April 30, 2017.

For more information visit our funding opportunities page.


Nebraska Academy of Sciences 

Aeronautics and Space Science Section
Section Co-Chairs Dr. Scott Tarry and Michaela Lucas, University of Nebraska at Omaha Nebraska Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting

Friday, April 22, 2016
Nebraska Wesleyan Campus, Lincoln

More Details HERE!