Press Release

Space Florida, NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium Announce 2018-2019 Research and Faculty Programs

By SpaceRef Editor
March 27, 2018
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The NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium (FSGC) and Space Florida are pleased to announce the 2018-19 student and faculty research and fellowship programs. The purpose of this grant program is to support the expansion and diversification of Florida’s aerospace industry by addressing workforce development and increasing statewide academic involvement in space research, technology development, engineering, education and training programs that are consistent with the state’s space industry priorities.

There are four categories for funding opportunities in the 2018-19 student and faculty research and fellowship programs:

1. FSGC Masters Fellowship Program

$10000 stipend for 1 year to Masters student enrolled in a FSGC-affiliated university (US citizens only; permanent residents are not eligible)

2. Dissertation and Thesis Improvement Fellowship

These $5000 awards are intended to provide supplemental funds for items not normally available from the student’s university or other sources. Funds cannot be used for salaries or tuition. (US citizens only; permanent residents are not eligible)

3. Florida Space Research Program (FSRP)

Seed funding for space related Research projects (up to $25K)

4. 2018 FSGC/SF- KSC Technology Development Program

FSGC-Space Florida-KSC Technology Development and Commercialization Program RFP has topic areas for two KSC patented technologies.  We are now seeking proposals to conduct testing as described in the topic areas (Adaptive Thermal Management System (ATMS), and Multi-Dimensional Damage Detection for Flat Surfaces)

All these programs can also be accessed from the FSGC web page:

Deadlines: Notice of Intent due to by April 20, 2018

Proposals are due by May 26, 2018

For any inquiries about the programs, please email Tel # 407-823-6177

About Space Florida: Space Florida was created to strengthen Florida’s position as the global leader in aerospace research, investment, exploration and commerce. As Florida’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, we are committed to attracting and expanding the next generation of space industry businesses. With its highly trained workforce, proven infrastructure and unparalleled record of achievement, Florida is the ideal location for aerospace businesses to thrive – and Space Florida is the perfect partner to help them succeed.

SpaceRef staff editor.