The National Space Club awards a $10,000 scholarship each year, in memory of Dr. Robert H. Goddard, America's rocket pioneer. The scholarship is presented at the Goddard Memorial Dinner each spring, for the following academic year. The award is given to stimulate the interest of talented students in the opportunity to advance scientific knowledge through space research and exploration.
The winner of the Goddard Scholarship will be introduced to the nation's leaders in science, government and industry at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, held each March. The National Space Club will pay travel and lodging costs so that the awardee will be able to attend the dinner.
-The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, in at least the junior year of an accredited university, and have the intention of pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in science or engineering during the interval of the scholarship.
-Official transcript of college record
-At least two (2) letters of recommendation from faculty
-Statement of Intent
-Provide your academic plans that would lead to future participation in some phase of the aerospace sciences and technology: 500 words minimum, no longer than two (2) pages
-Past research, leadership, and participation in space-related science and engineering
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.