The NDSGC has established the prestigious Lillian Goettler Space Grant Award for a female or nonbinary student at North Dakota State University. Applicants must be majoring in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) field, provide transcripts that demonstrate a 3.5 GPA, and be US citizens. Applicants will ideally be involved in a research project of NASA relevance. Undergraduate and graduate students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.
Applications must include a professional resume that includes work or research experience, academic performance, extracurricular activities, leadership roles. One letter of recommendation from a faculty member or researcher in higher education that details the applicant's academic and technical abilities, character, and personal attributes must be included. Finally, the application includes essay questions that should be answered in 250-350 words each.