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SC Space Grant Graduate Assistantship Program


The Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA) is designed to help meet the continuing needs of the aeronautics and space effort by increasing the number of highly trained scientists and engineers in aerospace, space science, space applications and space technology. The program awards assitantships for graduate study leading to research-based masters or doctoral degrees in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering. Assistantship money awarded by the SC Space Grant Consortium will be administered through the Financial Aid office at the scholar's institution. A maximum of $10,000 will be awarded from the Consortium, which must be matched 1:1 by the host institution, the total being applied toward a graduate assistantship. In an effort to make the assistantship prestigious, one with the potential to attract and hold the best and brightest students, a requirement is that the stipend amount, when prorated on an annual basis, range from $17,000?$24,000.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in South Carolina
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Aviation/Aerospace, Biology, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Engineering/Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Engineering, and Metallurgy, Physical Sciences

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Contact Mr. Tara B. Scozzaro
Program Manager
Tel: 843-953-5463 Address 66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424