Student Success

Congratulations Sarah! We know Sarah LaTorre from RockOn! and Summer Research, and we are over the moon happy for her as she continues a spectacular trajectory in a full-time educator position at ChristianaCare’s Gene Editing Institute after graduation in May. Read more about it here: https://vista.today/2024/02/sarah-latorre-wilmington-university/

NASA’s Heliophysics Big Year

Bill Matthaeus, Ramiz Qudsi and Bennett Maruca are some of the researchers who worked on a special issue of the Astrophysical Journal that focuses on the Parker Solar Probe was published today (Feb. 3rd) in which five of the articles were written by (or involved) UD researchers. (Bennett Maruca-striped shirt, Ramiz Qudsi-gray jacket, and Bill Matthaeus-gray shirt)

Last Saturday, October 14 kicked off NASA’s Heliophysics Big Year! Even though it was a bit of a soggy start in Delaware, we are looking forward to some great science coming up! Read more in UDaily

2023 Undergraduate Summer Research Augmentation

Need a research mentor?  We will assist in finding a match.  This program provides summer stipends of up to $5,000 to undergraduates in STEM fields who are currently enrolled at a DESGC institution.  Recipients must be US Citizens.  Apply by email to DESpaceGrant@udel.edu:include a brief description of your research areaof interest and attach a copy… Continue reading 2023 Undergraduate Summer Research Augmentation

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2023 Undergraduate Summer Research Internships

Delaware Space Grant provides summer stipends of up to $5,000 to undergraduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, and geography who are currently enrolled at a DESGC institution.  Recipients must be US Citizens.  Students will work on a research project with a faculty mentor at the institution they attend or at any DESGC… Continue reading 2023 Undergraduate Summer Research Internships

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Double Header: NASA Sounding Rockets to Launch Student Experiments

On June 22, 2023, NASA's RockOn and RockSat-C student flight programs pose in front of a Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital sounding rocket. This is the 15th year that NASA's Sounding Rocket Program has supported flight opportunities for the RockOn and RockSat-C programs, which provide students a hands-on opportunity to develop flight experiments.

Delaware Space Grant Students launching experiments August 15! View Live on Wallops Youtube Channel 8/15 6-10am NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility is scheduled to launch two sounding rockets carrying student developed experiments for RockSat-X and RockOn/RockSat-C missions on Aug. 15. Article and Viewing Information

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2023 NASA Summer Research Internships

Students are invited to apply for internships all over the country where they will work with real NASA scientists on current NASA research projects. A single application places students in the applicant pool for consideration by mentors for all NASA internships. The summer internship stipend for undergraduate students is $7,300, and recipients must be US… Continue reading 2023 NASA Summer Research Internships

2023-24 Undergraduate Student Tuition Awardees

Delaware Space Grant annually grants awards to highly qualified undergraduate students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and geography who are currently attending a DESGC Consortium institution. Tuition awards are up to $5,000 per student, and all recipients must be US Citizens. Applications are open in the Fall of each year. More about… Continue reading 2023-24 Undergraduate Student Tuition Awardees

2023-24 Graduate Student Fellows

Fellowships provide stipends of $31,000 to highly qualified graduate students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are currently attending a DESGC member institution. Stipends are for one full year, and all recipients of these awards must be US Citizens. For the 2024-25 school year, the stipend amount will be increased to… Continue reading 2023-24 Graduate Student Fellows