The Illinois Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) will award $10,000 fellowships to outstanding students pursuing a graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines that support NASA’s mission, including, but not limited to: engineering, computer science, the biological and life sciences, chemistry, geological sciences, physics, and astronomy. ISGC is specifically interested in students whose academic major and career aspirations are relevant to NASA.


  • U.S. citizen
  • Must be enrolled full-time at an ISGC affiliate institution such as UChicago
  • Must be a full-time graduate student
  • Students may only receive this funding twice during their degree
  • Illinois Space Grant Fellowships cannot be concurrently accepted or combined with support from other individual federal graduate fellowships such as the NSF GRFP.

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