NASA is pleased to announce the spring 2014 National Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS). Your help is needed to identify students who will benefit from this project and encourage them to apply. NCAS is a NASA educational project that encourages community college students from across the nation to explore the challenges and opportunities awaiting them in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Who? National Community College Aerospace Scholars is a program for community college students who are interested in STEM disciplines.
· A US Citizen.
· At least 18 year of age and a high school graduate.
· A registered community college student for both the fall and spring semesters during the application process and program.
· Have at least a cumulative of 9 hours in a STEM discipline.
· Able to commit to a six month relationship with NASA JSC, including a three-day experience at NASA.
· Able to access the internet.
· Able to pay the non-refundable 30 dollar registration fee.
What?Community college students across the nation will complete an application online and then complete twenty hours of online work. Students that qualify will be selected to attend the 3 day onsite experience on February 26-28, 2014.
Where? NCAS takes place at Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Marshall Space Flight Center.
When? February 26-28, 2014.
Why? NCAS is a NASA unique program that engages and motivates students to pursue academic and/or professional careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) fields.
Cost: All travel and accommodation expenses are paid at no cost to the student. The only charge incurred by the student is a $30 workshop registration fee.
Application deadline is November 14, 2013