Graduate Fellowship Program Eligibility

Candidates must:

  • Be enrolled as a graduate student at The University of Arizona studying in an education or space science/engineering-related discipline that addresses NASA's broad educational mission, including study and outreach related to its four Mission Directorates: Aeronautics Research (ARMD), Science (SMD), Exploration Systems (ESMD), and Space Operations (SOMD);
  • Be a citizen of the United States.

The University of Arizona Graduate College requires that fellows:

  • Must be enrolled as a full time graduate student as defined by the graduate college and the student's home department.
  • Have a valid social security number on file with the University.
  • Maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA during the period of the award.
  • Follow specific department guidelines (because some departments may have additional requirements).
  • Transcript (unofficial is fine!)

Full time graduate status is defined as:

  • 9 units if taking coursework
  • 6 units if concurrently on a graduate assistantship (regardless of where you are in your time to degree)
  • 3 units if completed coursework and enrolled in 900 level only (thesis-dissertation)