Student Travel Grant

The Student Travel Grant, competitively awarded, enables students to attend a professional meeting/academic conference to present their aerospace-related research or research of interest to NASA within the U.S. and U.S. territories. Undergraduate and graduate students must disclose if they are receiving travel funding from other sources (e.g., university, industry, etc.) for the same conference at which they will be presenting.

Each award will cover up to $500.00 and awardees will be reimbursed after submission of travel receipts; after travel has taken place. Applications are accepted year-round. 

Upon receipt of the Travel Grant, the student will be asked to: Acknowledge the grant in their presentations at the conference, submit their presentation materials to NM Space Grant for posting on this website. This is a one-time travel grant award.

Application Requirements:

  • Present an aerospace-related research or project of interest to NASA.
  • Proof of acceptance of the recipient’s conference abstract, first author in presentation/poster will be given priority.
  • Full-time enrollment at a NM university or community college.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • U.S. citizenship.

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