USRA Research Opportunity

Research Area(s):
Aeronautics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Earth Science, Education & Outreach, Heliophysics, Information Technology/Computer Science, Instrumentation, Materials, Planetary Science, Robotics, Space Life Sciences


NASA is accepting applications for the Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Award. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are members of an underrepresented group (including women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities) majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.

The Award provides:
– $10,000 tuition offset
– $27,000 stipend for PhD students, $22,000 stipend for Masters students
– $8,000 for research experience at a NASA Center or the Jet Propulsion Lab
Funding is provided for up to three years.

For more information, see

Applications should be submitted through the NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative at Applicants should be sure to select “fellowship” for the type of application.

Note that:
– Phase I Application Deadline (Abstract Only): July 26, 2013
– Phase II Application Deadline (Full Proposal): August 23, 2013
– Fellowship Start Date: September 30, 2013


USRA Point of Contact:
Dr. James Lochner
Director, University Communications and Engagement