Tuesday, November 9, 2010

NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship

NASA Process Based Mission Assurance

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 2011-2012
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

The deadline for NEW applications is February
1, 2011, and the deadline for RENEWAL
applications is March 15, 2011.

The NESSF call for proposals and submission
instructions are located at the NESSF 11
solicitation index page at
http://nspires.nasaprs.com/ - click on
"Solicitations" then click on "Open
Solicitations" then select the "NESSF 11"
announcement. Also refer to ?Proposal
Submission Instructions? and ?Program
Specific Questions? listed under ?Other
Documents? on the NESSF 11 solicitation index

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 11 solicitation index
page listed above. You can register in
NSPIRES at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/.

For further information contact Ming-Ying
Wei, Program Administrator for NESSF Earth
Science Research, Telephone: (202) 358-0771,
E-mail:mwei@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.