Universities Space Research Association (USRA) Scholarship Awards

The USRA Scholarship Awards provide college scholarship awards to students who have shown a career interest in space science research, aeronautics-related sciences, or space science education. Four Scholarship Awards honor individuals who have made specific contributions to science and the US Space Program. Students will be matched to the scholarship award most appropriate for their area of study. To be considered for any USRA Scholarship Award, applicants must be full-time undergraduate students attending a four-year accredited college or university that offers courses leading to a degree in science or engineering. Applicants must be within two (2) years (juniors and seniors) of earning a bachelor's degree in a field of science or engineering, including science education, by the time the award is received. The following scholarships are offered through the program: -Thomas R. McGetchin Memorial Scholarship Award ($4,000)-John R. Sevier Memorial Scholarship Award ($4,0000)-James B. Willett Educational Memorial Scholarship Award ($4,000) -Frederick A. Tarantino Memorial Scholarship Award ($4,0000)For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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