Seton Hall University has been awarded summer undergraduate student research fellowships for science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) undergraduate students by the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC), a NASA-sponsored program.
Twelve fellowships will be awarded in Summer 2021. Each will be in the amount of $2,500, including a $2,000 stipend for the student and $500 for laboratory and/or computational supplies. Fellowship recipients must conduct research relevant to STEM fields or aerospace and fit into one of NASA's missions as outlined in its website. They must be full-time students at Seton Hall University, conducting research under the supervision of a Seton Hall faculty member. Their research will be conducted at Seton Hall for a period of six weeks between June 1 and August 27, 2021.
At the conclusion of the project, each fellowship recipient is required to write a 1,000-word report outlining the research that they have conducted. NJSGC must be properly acknowledged in any publication, presentation or poster session involving the research. NASA requests NJSGC to conduct longitudinal tracking of its fellowship recipients. Therefore, the fellow will be asked to provide NJSGC information of their progress and career selection for a period of ten years after the end of the fellowship. Please note that such information is requested only for statistical purposes and will be published only in aggregate form; names of recipients will remain confidential. The data will only be shared with NASA.
Interested students should submit their application by April 23, 2021. The application should include the completed application form and a one-page research project description from the student with the approval of faculty supervisor for the project. Applications will be reviewed by a committee formed by the faculty of the science departments at Seton Hall. By NASA mandate, only U.S. citizens are eligible. Underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
The New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC) was established in 1991 by a grant from NASA. The objectives of the Consortium are to develop programs to further aerospace and STEM education, research and development in New Jersey.