NCAS encourages community college students to explore the exciting possibilities of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by engaging them in an online & hands-on NASA based team experience. Through a competitive process, applicants are required to complete web-based modules in addition to meeting basic qualifications. Selected students embark upon a 3-day onsite robotics team design challenge at a NASA Center. With this exciting STEM based experience, they will work in teams to complete the challenge, tour the NASA facilities, & interact directly with NASA astronauts, engineers and scientists! All travel and accommodation expenses are paid at no cost to the student
Applicant must be a registered community college student at the time of application submission & during dates of the workshop. Applicant must have a minimum of cumulative of 9 hours of STEM courses or a STEM related major. Applicant must be a US Citizen & at least 18 years old. Applicant must commit to a 6 month relationship including 20 hours of online course work and the 3 day experience w/ NASA. Applicant must have internet access. Applicant must pay ONLY a $30 registration fee.
Spring 2014 workshops will be held at:
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, CA – February 26-28, 2014
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL- February 26-28, 2014
How Can Students Apply & What Is the Deadline?
The Application deadline is November 26, 2013
Please visit the website to apply and for more information: http://ncas.aerospacescholars.org/
If you would like additional info or brochures, feel free to contact: NCAS Program Coordinator, Maria Chambers @ 281.244.1496 or firstname.lastname@example.org