Fellowships & Internships

NASA/DESGC Graduate Fellowships

(Application deadline: February 24, 2023)

Fellowships provide stipends of $30,000 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.


NASA/DESGC Undergraduate Tuition Awards

(Application deadline: March 10, 2023)

This program 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.


DESGC Summer Research Internships

(Application deadline: February 13, 2023)

This program 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 affiliate institution.  Applications must be submitted by the faculty mentor.


DESG Internship Program Augmentation

(Application deadline: February 13, 2023)

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 area of interest and a copy of your resume. 


NASA: Summer Internships at various NASA Centers

(Application deadline: March 10, 2023)

Search and apply for up to 15 NASA summer internships. 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 Citizens.


NASA Academy at Langley Research Center

(Application deadline: February 15, 2023)

The NASA Academy offers an intense, multi-disciplinary research program that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, leadership, innovation and creativity. Applications for Summer 2023 will open in late November 2022. Read more about the NASA Academy.


Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)

The APL NASA Intern Program provides unique opportunities for university students to work on NASA missions or other space-related research opportunities at JHU APL. Read more about the JHU APL.


Space Interns: Aerospace Industry Opportunities

Although not sponsored by DESG, this site offers additional STEM-related opportunities. Find the perfect aerospace internship, scholarship, grant, or fellowship that matches your background. Search opportunities and apply at SpaceInterns.org.