expose, explore, engage, & inspire

science, technology, engineering, Math, & space

Did you know?

OVER
6,300
COLLEGE STUDENTS

receive Space Grant funding each year, with over 1,400 community college students

OVER
22,000
EDUCATORS ENGAGED

annually, reaching over 400,000 K-12 students through Space Grant funding

25%
OF PARTICIPANTS WERE FROM
UNDERREPRESENTED POPULATIONS
40%

OF PARTICIPANTS WERE

FEMALE

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A UNIQUE NATIONAL RESOURCE

The National Space Grant Foundation supports the Space Grant consortia in every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Each of these state-based consortia conducts an array of strategically designed programs to support and enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in their state.

Programs run by Space Grant jurisdictions

Across the nation, Space Grant jurisdictions are making an impact. Here’s just a few:

High Altitude Student Platform
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NASA Robotic Mining Competition
STEM Enhancement in Earth Science