Programs

Aeronautic Enhancement Scholarship Program

The Aeronautic Enhancement Scholarship Program is a scholarship for students pursuing a certificate for A&P mechanic and aeronautics technician. The value of the award is $2,000 for tuition and books and is awarded for one year. There are seven (7) two-year institutions in Arkansas that offer these programs. For more information regarding these scholarships, please see the program guidelines. Our program office is available to answer questions about this award and to assist you in the proposal process.

Aeronautic Enhancement Scholarship Guidelines

Collaborative Research Program (CRP)

CPR grants are for faculty researchers and students of ASGC affiliate campuses. They can be renewed up to three (3) years in the amount of $15,000 per year (Cost share is required at a 1:1 match.) It is required that there are at least two (2) different campuses and at least one (1) student per campus included in the project/research. The lead institution must be a PhD granting institution in order to be eligible. CRPs support research that will compete for larger sponsored research awards, attract and leverage other federal or industry funding, produce technologies that lead to commercial opportunities, address workforce development issues, or enhance the technological competiveness of Arkansas universities and industry. Please refer to the Collaborative Research Program Guidelines for further information. Our program office is available to answer questions about this award and to assist you in the proposal process.

CRP Guidelines

Outreach Program (old K12)

NOTE: Due to limited funding, ASGC no longer funds K-12 activities as a programmatic element. Teachers and other youth program leaders may propose for limited availability General Outreach funding. The following information is left here to guide those seeking such funds: K-12 grants are for educators, organizations or companies wanting to work with K-12 students. The funding amount ranges between $200 and $5000 and are awarded for one year (a non-federally funded 1:1 match is required). These funds are awarded to help promote aerospace related topics or projects to K-12 students. It is preferred to be a project-based learning experience that enhances aerospace education for students. Although the monies are to benefit students, NASA does not allow students to be funded directly through this program. The funds are available to any subject area as long as the project supports an aerospace related topic. Learn more about this program by browsing through the K-12 Guidelines. Our program office is available to answer questions about this award and to assist you in the proposal process.

Outreach Guidelines

Research Infrastructure Program (RI)

RI grants are for faculty researchers of ASGC affiliate campuses. Typically the award amount is between $2,000 and $6,000 depending on availability of the campus funds (cost share is required at a 1:1 match.) RIs are a one year grant, but can be renewed for an additional time period. ASGC prefers that students are included in the research project. Students may be included on the RI proposal or may have their own Scholarship/Fellowship proposal in conjunction with an RI proposal. They are expected to travel, perform research, and assist in outreach activities with their mentor. Please refer to the Research Infrastructure Guidelines for further information. Our program office is available to answer questions about this award and to assist you in the proposal process.

RI Guidelines

STEM/MSI Program

STEM/MSI grants are intended for students from ASGC affiliated campuses who are from an underrepresented minority (according to NASA guidelines.) The award is for $1,500 and is initially for one grant year (a 1:1 match is preferred.) The purpose of the STEM/MSI program is to address the decreased number of minorities in STEM related fields. Please refer to the Student Guidelines to learn more about this opportunity. Our program office is available to answer questions about this award and to assist you in the proposal process.

STEM Guidelines

Student Scholarship/Fellowship Program

Scholarship/Fellowships are awarded to students based on merit, accomplishments, and the proposed research project. The amount of the award varies for each proposal (a 1:1 match is preferred). They are initially made for one academic year, but can be renewed for a total of two years. All applicants must be sponsored by a participating member institution. Applicants must have a faculty researcher mentor with whom they will work on a specific research project. Please refer to the Student Guidelines to learn more about this opportunity. Our program office is available to answer questions about this award and to assist you in the proposal process.

Student Scholarship/Fellowship Guidelines

Workforce Development Program (WFD)

WFD are scholarships for internships at a NASA centers or aerospace related industries. It is intended for undergraduate students who show an interest in the aerospace field early in their college careers. The award is limited to a maximum of $6,000 student stipend. Awards are merit based and can be renewed for one additional year but are not automatic. Successful applicants will be those whose field of study is compatible with NASA’s aerospace, science, and technology programs. Please refer to the Student Guidelines to learn more about this opportunity. Our program office is available to answer questions about this award and to assist you in the proposal process.

Workforce Development Guidelines