Follow this link to go to the text only version of
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Follow this link to skip to the main content
+ Contact NASA

+ Home

Related Links
Jenay Leach speaking on her experience as an Einstein Fellow at NASA.
+ The Faces of NASA

+ The Leading Edge
+ NASA Aeronautics Research

Graduation Cap

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program
This program awards 20 undergraduate and five graduate scholarships to students in aeronautics or related fields. It is administered through NASA's One-Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) for interns, fellows and scholars. At OSSI, students interested in NASA learning experiences can create an account from which to generate applications for multiple opportunities.

UPDATE: Applications can now be submitted for the Fall 2015 cycle; deadline is March 31, 2015, at 11:59pm PST.

To learn more about this program and apply, you must create an OSSI account.
  1. Go to OSSI
  2. Click on the "First Time Student Users Register" button to register
  3. After creating account and logging in, click the "My Applications" tab, complete all of the items in the "Scholarship Application" AND then the items in the "Aeronautics Scholars Supplement" section.
(For a quick reference to Aeronautics Scholarship details, click here and scroll down to "NASA Aeronautics Scholarships." Remember, you must create an OSSI account in order to apply and submit the supplemental essays.)

+ Fall 2014 Recipients
+ Fall 2013 Recipients
+ Fall 2012 Recipients
+ Fall 2011 Recipients
+ Fall 2010 Recipients
+ Fall 2009 Recipients
+ Fall 2008 Recipients

Museum in a Box
Great for educators at museums, science centers and schools, Museum in a Box provides exciting hands-on/minds-on lessons with an aeronautics theme to inspire future scientists, mathematicians and engineers. The lessons are tied to all national science and math standards.
+ Read More

NASA One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI)
Eligible students can access a portfolio of NASA internship, fellowship and scholarship opportunities through a single portal and a single application.
+ Visit Site

NASA Academies
The NASA Academies are rigorous, immersive experiences that challenge young people and push them outside their comfort zones. It offers participants an intense learning experience that is either space- or aeronautics-based. All academy students are immersed in a NASA environment where they experience the agency from both inside and outside perspectives at a NASA research centers in Alabama, California, Maryland, Ohio or Virginia.
+ Visit Site
+ The Faces of NASA's Aeronautics Academy

Exploring Aeronautics CD (Cover) K-12 Student/Teachers (All Resources)
NASA ARMD provides a broad range of professionally-designed learning activities and materials for students and teachers at all grade levels. These aeronautics projects have been produced in close consultation with the educational community and are designed to support the national standards for mathematics, science, geography, and technology presentation. This page also lists internship opportunities for elementary and secondary school students.
+ Read More
Illustrative icon of books on a shelf.

Education Products Aligned with Standards of Learning
NASA aeronautics provides resources to educators that support the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by using aeronautics as a theme. This section matches products with national and state standards through links, searchable maps and
PDF files.
+ Read More

Artifact on Display

Artifact Loan Opportunities
This program accepts proposals from educational institutions and museums to obtain NASA artifacts for loan or direct transfer.
+ Read More

Jim Turner, inspecting an air-breathing rocket engine in a test bay. NASA's industry partners in developing air-breathing rocket technologies are: Aerojet Corp. of Sacramento, Calif.; Rocketdyne of Canoga Park, Calif.; Astrox Corp. of Rockville, Md.; Pennsylvania State University of University Park; and the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Higher Education
NASA creates an educational pipeline to inspire, motivate, and prepare the future science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce by providing programs such as the Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP) and the NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP).
+ Read More

Part of the Student Competition Poster

Professional/Continuing Education
NASA offers a number of products of value and relevance to professionals in the aeronautics community, such as pilots, and to any adult pursuing continuing education in aeronautics or with an interest in the field.
+ Read More

 Wide shot of test section of the wind tunnel.

Design Challenges/Competitions
Competitions that challenge students to create design/build solutions to real-world problems are a proven method for engaging youth in technical disciplines. NASA ARMD and other NASA Centers offer a number of aeronautics or aerospace engineering competitions, while professional societies offer additional opportunities.
+ Read More

Dryden Flight Research Center

NASA Offices of Education
Each NASA Center and most of the Directorates at NASA Headquarters offer education resources specific to their research areas. These offices provide liaison between the Centers and local educational communities, and develop educational products, programs, and resources.
+ Read More

Ask an Expert

General Resources
These "General Resources" Web sites are maintained by NASA or by other professional/scientific associations and universities to provide publications, course materials, and answers to frequently-asked questions about different areas of science.
+ Read More


+ - The U.S. government's official web portal.
+ Freedom of Information Act
+ Budgets, Strategic Plans and Accountability Reports
+ The President's Management Agenda
+ Privacy Policy and Important Notices
+ Inspector General Hotline
+ Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted Pursuant
to the No Fear Act

+ Information-Dissemination Priorities and Inventories
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Editor: Karen Rugg
NASA Official: Tony Springer
Last Updated: September 10, 2014
+ Contact NASA