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  • Michigan Space Grant Consortium Application Accepted Until November 10


    It’s that time of year again! Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) is now accepting applications for our 2022-2023 awards until November 10, 2021. Several opportunities are explained below, specifically the Faculty Led Fellowships for UndergraduatesGraduate FellowshipsResearch Seed GrantsHONES and Educational Programs.

    Faculty Led Fellowships for Undergraduates:

    NEW Art Pilot: Students working with art and design are encouraged to apply!

    While faculty working in other related STEM fields are eligible to apply; starting this year, MSGC is piloting an expanded definition of STEM to include support for interdisciplinary projects that include art. Award Amount: $4,000

    Graduate Fellowships:

    NEW Art Pilot: Students working with art and design are encouraged to apply!

    Starting this year, MSGC is piloting an expanded definition of STEM to include support for interdisciplinary projects that include art. The fellowship-supported research may occur over the summer, during the academic year, or both. Award Amount: $5,000

    Research Seed Grant:

    Specifically, research focused on aerospace, space science, and earth system science.  Faculty working in other related STEM fields are also eligible to apply. The objective of this program is to support early career research and development necessary to collect preliminary data required to apply for extramural support. Award Amount: $5,000

    HONES:

    Student group activities should align closely with NASA’s strategic interests as expressed in NASA’s 2014 & 2018 Strategic Plans and the following areas of emphasis that NASA has specified for the Program Description. Award Amount: Up to $5,000 requires 1:1 Match

    Educational Programs:

    Designed to lay the seeds of STEM workforce development by focusing on our youngest students, as well as their parents, guardians, and mentors. Award Amount: Up to $5,000 each, requires 1:1 Match

    • Pre-College Education –

    Programs aimed at the pre-college level and in-service teacher professional development for individuals. Activities may include both in-classroom work as well as informal programs of long and short duration occurring outside the classroom.

    • Informal Education/Public Outreach – 

    Education in informal settings designed to increase learning and educate students, educators, and the broader public on STEAM content areas in order to expand the nation’s future STEAM workforce.

    • Teacher Training – 

    Promotes innovative higher education of pre‐service (college level) and in‐service teacher training.  Eligible activities include the development of courses and supplementary materials, entry‐level gateway courses, conferences, and workshops for in‐service and pre‐service teacher education.

    • Augmentation Support – NO Match Required

    Available to supplement funding for programs that target women, underrepresented minorities, rural, low-income and people with disabilities.

    Let the MSGC Team know if you have any questions and make sure to reach out to your Campus Representative before you apply. Please feel free to forward this email and information to anyone who might be interested.


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