Archive for May, 2018

The WIA Foundation scholarships for women interested in a career in the aerospace field

The WIA Foundation Scholarship,
The WIA Foundation Scholarship in memory of Molly K. Macauley,
The WIA Foundation – AIAA Digital Avionics Scholarship, and
The WIA Foundation – Orbital ATK Scholarship

for the 2018-2019 school year.
Applications Due June 19, 2018

Please click here to apply

The WIA Foundation is pleased to provide scholarships to women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering, math or science. One or more awards will be given each year to a rising senior in college, to be applied during the upcoming academic year.

To be eligible for the WIA Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must be interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field and be a rising junior or senior working towards a bachelor’s degree in engineering, math or science. An applicant must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application and must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, and plan to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year. Each applicant must have a college grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be female of any nationality. Applications will be available on or about about mid-November to mid-December for the subsequent academic year.

The scholarship timeline is as follows:
Mid December: Announcement and call for scholarship applicants
June 19, 2018: Application Deadline
Late July: Scholarship recipient announcement
November 1, 2018: Scholarship recipients honored at WIA Awards Dinner & Ceremony in Washington, DC.


2018 NASA AAQ Workshop – September 7 – NASA Travel Stipends available

The 2018 NASA Academy of Aerospace Quality Workshop event will take place at Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio on Friday, September 7 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The event targets academics (faculty, researchers, students) involved with space related activities such as cube sat, small sat, high altitude balloon, rocket and more. It is also designed for those wishing to be involved with NASA space related projects. The event will feature speakers and a poster session. 

Travel stipends from NASA are available to attendees on a limited basis and will favor those giving a presentation or poster. There is no registration charge for attending the event but registration in advance is required.

Please register at the link below by July 31.

The NASA Academy of Aerospace Quality is an open access virtual academy of educational modules, lessons learned, standards, case studies and more related to quality assurance for space related projects, especially those from academic based teams. The website is:

Links to the agenda and materials from previous NASA AAQ Workshops can be found at the link below:

Alice Smith and Jeff Smith (NASA AAQ Principal Investigators)

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