Monday, May 11, 2009

NASA Offers Education Programs for Students

NASA Online Learning Community and Summer Studies Available to High School Students

High School students interested in careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are encouraged to visit the NASA Education website. NASA is accepting applications for the Interdisciplinary National Science Program Incorporating Research Experience (INSPIRE) program. Eligible students will have the opportunity to participate in an online learning community that allows them to interact with their peers and with NASA scientists and engineers.

Students selected for the online learning community will then have the option to compete for placement in programs for the summer of 2010 held at NASA facilities and participating universities throughout the country.

Schedule for Application Process

Applications for the INSPIRE Online Learning Community accepted:
May 1 to June 30, 2009
Students selected for the Online Learning Community will be notified:
Sept., 2009
Eligible Online Learning Community members provide additional documents to compete for optional 2010 summer experiences.
Fall, 2009
Online Learning Community members selected for summer experiences notified.
Spring, 2010

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