Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation have been providing a unique opportunity for a student to deliver the keynote address at the prestigious Goddard Memorial Dinner, an annual event that gathers prominent figures in the space industry. This scholarship opportunity is designed for students with a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) who excel both academically and in public speaking.
The National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholarship offer an exceptional platform for students to showcase their dedication to STEM and public speaking. Key details include:
- Opportunity: Deliver the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner.
- Career Intent: Applicants must intend to pursue a career in STEM.
- Academic Excellence: Strong academic performance is a requirement.
- Usage of Scholarship: The $15,000 scholarship can only be applied towards tuition for the academic year.
- Previous Speaker: Applicants must not have previously spoken at the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner.
To be eligible for the National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Fall within the senior year of high school through graduate-level studies.
- Intend to pursue a career in the STEM fields.
- Plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to pursue STEM-related studies.
- Have a preference for those with interests in space-related fields.
- Demonstrate academic excellence.
- Express an intention to pursue a career in STEM.
- Plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university.
- Provide evidence of public speaking abilities.
- Showcase passion and interest in space-related fields.
Embrace the chance to stand at the forefront of the space industry by delivering the keynote address at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, and receive a $15,000 scholarship to support your academic journey in STEM. This opportunity is not only a recognition of your achievements but also an investment in your future contributions to the dynamic world of science and technology.