WSGC awards dozens of scholarships, fellowships, internships, and research funds to affiliate college and university students across the state.
This competition is an opportunity for students to design and construct rockets to be launched at a competition in the spring from Bong Recreational Area. Prior rocket experience is not required.
Read more about the Collegiate Rocket Competition and apply
The FNL invites students at tribal colleges from around the country to form teams and compete in a WSGC-hosted national rocket competition held each spring at Bong Recreation Area.
Read more about First Nations Launch and apply
HASP provides 15-20 hours of high-altitude flight time for up to 12 student experiments.
Read more about HASP
Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium invites students with previous rocket experience to design and construct rockets to be launched at Midwest High-Power Rocket Competition in North Branch, MN. The Minnesota Space Grant Consortium invites teams from around the nation to compete against each other in an annual event currently hosted by The Minnesota Space Grant Consortium (MnSPG).
Read more about NASA’s Space Grant Midwest High-Power Rocket Competition and apply
WSGC has supported student teams for both training workshops (RockOn) and research projects (RockSat) on suborbital sounding rocket missions at NASA Wallops Flight Facility.
Read more about RockSat
WSGC awards $2,000 scholarships to outstanding sophomore and junior undergraduate students identified as a member of a federally recognized minority group (African American, Native American, Hispanic/Latino, or Pacific Islander) enrolled in a STEM program of study, demonstrating an interest in aerospace or supporting NASA’s mission.
WSGC runs the Undergraduate Aerospace Design program, which provides opportunities for students to fly their science experiments in a near-space environment. Students design, build, and launch a payload from a high-altitude balloon that ascends up to 100,000 feet or more before bursting.
Read more about the Undergraduate Aerospace Design Program.
WSGC awards research support to qualified undergraduate students to create and implement a small research study of their own design.
Read more about undergraduate research funding
WSGC awards $2,000 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students who are pursuing aerospace, space science, or other interdisciplinary space-related studies.
WSGC runs the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Research program, which provides opportunities for students to conduct earth observing experiments using remote sensing technologies and techniques.
Read more about the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Research Scholarship program.
WSGC awards $2,000 scholarships to support two outstanding female undergraduate students interested in aviation-related careers.
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