Who is eligible? U.S. citizens who are full-time Masters or PhD students enrolled in (or admitted to) a full-time graduate degree program at UNLV or UNR. The degree program should be related to science and technology, which includes, but is not limited to, aeronautics, space science, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, STEM education and other related fields.
Potential Project Areas: Students engaged in any area of science technology, engineering or math (STEM) are encouraged to apply; however, fields specifically related to unmanned aerial systems, aeronautics (including high altitude balloon projects), planetary geology, astrochemistry, astrophysics, astrobiology, biodiversity/biology, new satellite data systems, remote sensing, sustainability, agricultural science, climate change, hydrological impacts under a changing climate, and STEM education are of particular interest.
Deadline: Friday, July 31, 2015, 5pm PST
Fellowship Amount: $21,000 per year.
Award Period: October 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016