WSGC awards dozens of scholarships, fellowships, internships, and research funds to affiliate college and university students across the state.
Collegiate Rocket Competition
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
First Nations Launch
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
NASA’s Space Grant Midwest High-Power Rocket Competition
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
STEM Bridge Scholarship
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.
Undergraduate Aerospace Design Research
WSGC invites students to participate in the Undergraduate Aerospace Design summer research program at Milwaukee School of Engineering, which provides opportunities for students to develop planetary exploration experiments in a project environment. Awards include a $4,000 (team member)/$5,000 (team lead) scholarship and on-campus housing at MSOE.
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.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Research
WSGC invites students to participate in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle summer research program at Lawrence University, which provides opportunities for students to conduct earth-observing experiments using remote sensing technologies and techniques. Awards include a $4,160 scholarship and on-campus housing at Lawrence University.
Read more about the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Research Scholarship program.
Women in Aviation Scholarship
WSGC awards $2,000 scholarships to support two outstanding female undergraduate students interested in aviation-related careers.
Funding Program Events
Educational Outreach Forms Due - Collegiate Rocket LaunchApril 4 All Day
FRR Due - Collegiate Rocket LaunchApril 4 All Day
UAV Award AnnouncementApril 7 All Day
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Research award announcements