From: NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2007
The NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC) seeks to identify creative and innovative undergraduates who have shown exceptional creativity and promise for future success in building visions of the future. The NIAC Student Fellows Prize (NSFP), sponsored by Universities Space Research Association and managed by NIAC, was initiated in 2005 to attract these students and facilitate their work. Individual students or multidisciplinary groups of students, overseen by a faculty advisor, are given the opportunity to develop proposals addressing NIAC topics, adhering to our unique requirements for projects 10-40 years into the future. The Prize, in the amount of $9,000 dollars, is intended to foster mentoring, networking, and creativity, and is a student's first opportunity to exercise responsibility in project management.
The current call for NSFP projects is now available at http://www.niac.usra.edu/students/call.html
The deadline is midnight EST April 16, 2007 for funding to commence September 1, 2007.
Previous award winners are listed at http://www.niac.usra.edu/students/winners.html
Eligibility criteria for the prize are as follows:
For questions or further information, please contact the student program at firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Cassanova, PhD
Diana Jennings, PhD
Associate Director, NIAC
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