Graduate MSGC Fellowship

The focus of the proposed project must be aligned with the research priorities of NASA’s earth and space science strategic enterprises. The project may be an ongoing one or a new project. Proposals will be reviewed and awarded on an annual basis. The graduate research fellow and a faculty advisor shall agree to provide the end data for the project in the form of a final project report. 


For a student to be eligible for a Graduate Research Fellowship Award, the following criteria must be met:

  • The student must be a US citizen, and
  • The student must be enrolled or intending to enroll on a full-time basis in an approved graduate program at the University of Maine.
  • Must present their research at the Annual Student Symposium Friday, April 16, 2021.

Amount of Awards

Graduate Fellowships are $6,000 each and act as a Research Assistantship Supplement. Priority will be given to ongoing fellowships. Tuition support, health insurance, travel, or supplies are not included. This award is only to cover stipend. Maximum number of awards is 2 per student.

Academic Year MSGC Graduate Award Proposal Submission

Submit Graduate Proposals: MSGC 30

Submission Graduate Deadline: December 1, 2020

Duration of a Graduate Research Fellowship Award

Fellowships are available for a period of one semester. The limit for any given student is two awards.

Academic Year MSGC Award Reporting

AY2021 report due: May 14, 2021