[smd] NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

[smd] NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program

NASA
announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals to the NASA Earth
and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program for the 2014-2015 academic
year.

This call for fellowship proposals solicits applications from
accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Master of
Science (M.Sc.) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space
sciences, or related disciplines.

The purpose of NESSF is to ensure
continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed
to achieve NASA’s scientific goals.

Awards resulting from the
competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the
respective universities.

The deadline for NEW applications is February 3, 2014, and the deadline for RENEWAL applications is March 17, 2014.

The NESSF call for proposals and submission instructions are located at the NESSF 14 solicitation index page at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/
– click on “Solicitations” then click on “Open Solicitations” then
select the “NESSF 14” announcement.

Also refer to “Proposal Submission
Instructions” and “Frequently Asked Questions” listed under “Other
Documents” on the NESSF 14 solicitation index page.

All
proposals must be submitted in electronic format only through the NASA
NSPIRES system.  The advisor has an active role in the submission of the
fellowship proposal.

To use the NSPIRES system, the advisor, the
student, and the university must all register.  Extended instructions on
how to submit an electronic proposal package are posted on the NESSF 14
solicitation index page listed above.  You can register in NSPIRES at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/.

For
further information contact Claire Macaulay, Program Administrator for
NESSF Earth Science Research, Telephone: (202) 358-0151, E-mail: claire.i.macaulay@nasa.gov or
Dolores Holland, Program Administrator for NESSF Heliophysics Research,
Planetary Science Research, and Astrophysics Research, Telephone: (202)
358-0734, E-mail: hq-nessf-Space@nasa.gov.


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