2020 NASA Marshall Aerospace Fellowship Program

Posted on: October 28, 2019   |   Categories: Announcements, NASA EPSCoR, News & Updates
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Application Deadline: February 7, 2020

Program Description 

  • The Marshall Aerospace Fellowship program is a residential research experience. Fellows are required to conduct their research, during the ten-week program, on-site at the Marshall Space Flight Center.
  • Participants cannot receive remuneration from other entities or other programs or other university or government sources during the Aerospace Fellowship 10-week period.
  • An oral presentation by the Fellow to the Marshall group with which s/he has been affiliated is required, near the end of the fellowship period.
  • A written final report is required at the end of the Fellowship.
  • A written evaluation of the program by the Fellow is expected at the end of the Fellowship.


  • US citizen
  • Full time teaching or research appointment, or graduate student appointment at an accredited US university or college.
  • Fellowship is awarded for one summer period, but Fellow may apply again for a second year.
  • Women, under-represented minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


The applicants selected to be Aerospace Fellows will be chosen by the Marshall group which has been assigned the area of investigation (concentration) chosen by the applicant.

Marshall Collaborator

A Marshall Collaborator will be identified to serve as the co-investigator and day-to-day contact.  At the end of the ten-week period, the Aerospace Fellow and the Marshall Collaborator will prepare a white paper summarizing the summer effort, including results and recommending follow-up work.


Stipends for Aerospace Fellows are set as follows for the 10-week period:

Graduate Students                                          $13,000

Assistant Professors & Research Faculty    $15,000

Associate Professors                                       $17,000

Professors                                                         $19,000

A relocation allowance of $1,500 will be provided to fellows who live more than fifty miles from the Marshall Center.

A travel supplement of $500 will be provided to those fellows receiving the relocation allowance.