For science and math lovers, aerospace is the right field where they can pursue their interests, increase knowledge and get involved in interesting researches. A career in this field will keep you happy and satisfied if you like to conduct researches, explore the mysteries of space, and working on computers handling complex projects. This field offers a wide range of career opportunities to those who have a good educational background. Having a degree in the same field can lead to many employment opportunities and can help one to land a dream career. Those days have gone by when there used to be a few students who dare to go into this industry. As of now, the table has turned since students seem to be willing to work and enrolling in courses available in this field. To motivate such students, National Space Club & Foundation has established a program called the Olin E. Teague Scholarship.
This scholarship is $4,000 in amount and will be granted to only graduating high school seniors at an accredited U.S. high school. The aspirants must be U.S. citizens. The main purpose of this program is intended to empower and support talented young people who dream to pursue a career in the aerospace field. The applications are available till October 15, 2021, and interested candidates who are looking forward to becoming a part of this program can send their candidature by this date to be considered. The applications process is kept easy so applicants just need to fill out an application form and send it with the required documents to the organization. So if you are planning to earn higher education in any field of aerospace, then you can avail this opportunity and get the needed financial support for your future educational endeavors.
National Space Club and Foundation has been working as a non-profit association with the primary mission of achieving excellence in space activities. It strives to create a healthy partnership between government and industry in the aerospace community. It has been working toward bringing together people from government, industry, educational institutions, and others; exchanging information about space and share that knowledge with the public at a large scale; providing recognization, rewards to companies and people who have contributed to advancing mankind in aerospace.
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|Organization||National Space Club & Foundation|
|Educational Level||Graduating high school seniors|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Application Deadline||October 15, 2021|
|Requirements||Official transcript, a Statement, and research paper|
Who May Be Eligible?
If you meet the following requirements properly, then you will be considered for this program:
- The aspirants must be a U.S. Citizen;
- The candidates must be a senior year in an accredited U.S. high school with the intent of attending an accredited U.S. college or university in the Fall of 2021;
- The applicant must plan to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in an aerospace field
How to Apply
To get into this program, applicants will need to download and fill out an online application form that should have correct and complete information. Applications with incomplete and fake information will not be accepted.
- Official transcript of high school record
- At least one letter of recommendation from a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) faculty member or mentor
- A Statement of Intent that indicates academic plans that would lead to a career in some area of aerospace sciences and/or technology; 500 words minimum, no longer than two pages
- A research paperfocusing on applications to aerospace,five pages minimum (see later sections for paper format)
Winners will be provided with $4,000 in scholarship that they can use to pay for their study-related expenses or loan. This award will help them lighten their financial burden to a certain limit and make things easier during their learning journey. It will remove all the financial hindrances available on their way to obtaining an advanced degree.
Applications will close on October 15, 2021. After this date, no application will be selected for this program.