Undergraduates Sought for Space-Related Research Projects

University of Hawaiʻi
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Posted: Nov 5, 2003

The Hawai'i Space Grant Consortium Fellowship Program is seeking full-time undergraduate students system-wide who are U.S. citizens to apply for a Space Grant Undergraduate Fellowship or Traineeship for Spring 2004.

Fellows are expected to work between 10 and 15 hours a week on their projects. Financial support includes a stipend of $3,000 per semester and up to $500 for supplies and/or travel pertinent to their project. Trainees receive a stipend between $250-$1000 for working at least five hours per week during the semester.

UH Mānoa faculty will act as mentors for the duration of the award. Research topics range from volcano studies to biotechnology. Application deadline is December 1, 2003, for the Spring 2004 semester. For more information, visit the Space Grant Consortium website at www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/fellowships.html.

Chartered under the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, the Hawaiʻi Space Grant Consortium develops interdisciplinary education, research, and public service programs related to space science, earth science, remote sensing, human exploration and development of space, and aerospace technology through programs such as undergraduate research fellowships and traineeships, workshops for educators, educational web sites, public exhibitions, lectures, and tours.