The NDSGC has established the prestigious Pearl I. Young Space Grant Award for a student at the University of North Dakota. Applicants will ideally be involved in a research project of NASA relevance. Eligible applicants must have a female gender identity or outside the gender binary, 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, and 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; and essay questions that should be answered in 250-350 words each.