National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) - Future Investigators in NASA Earth, Space Science, and Technology (FINESST)
Deadline: Anticipated 2/2022 ( Previous deadline 2/4/2021 )
The purpose of the FINESST is to provide relevant research and/or technology development project training in disciplines needed to achieve the goals of NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD). FINESST grants are for student-designed research projects that contribute to SMD's science, technology and exploration goals. Fellowships offer support for one year, renewable for up to two additional years.
- Must be an investigator pursuing Masters or PhD degrees in Earth- and space sciences-related disciplines from accredited U.S. universities.
- Must have applied to, been admitted to, and/or be enrolled as a graduate student at the accredited U.S. university submitting the proposal
- May not concurrently receive a fellowship or traineeship nor receive a stipend from another source such as another research grant, nor be paid to conduct research (e.g., as a postdoc)
- May receive funding for expenses not covered by this award (e.g., to purchase of equipment as opposed to stipend) and may take a hiatus to pursue other options
- Up to $45,000 per 12-months.
- Up to $135,000 total for a period of performance maximum of 36 months
- Up to $10,000 for tuition; fees; travel in support of the research investigation or to conferences, symposia, or collaborative meetings; textbooks or other instructional supports; expendable laboratory supplies; page charges for journal articles; printing of a thesis; and health insurance
Categories: Annual stipend of at least $10,000; Sciences/Engineering/Math; US Citizens, Nationals, or Permanent Residents; International Students; Master's; Early Years of Doctoral Program; Dissertation Research; Dissertation Write-Up; Fellowship/Grant; Unrestricted
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