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Higher Education Program
Request for Proposals 2014-2015

Application Deadline: February 13, 2014
Award Announcements: April 11, 2014

The Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium invites proposals for value-added, higher education teaching/training projects related to any space or aerospace discipline. This is a seed-grant program for undergraduate education projects which support the most innovative ideas on how to increase the space and aerospace content of undergraduate university and college offerings.

Current & Past Award Recipients

Grants up to $8,000* are available. WSGC will not fund overhead; however, it may be counted as institutional match. Proposals for two-year projects will be considered.* Proposals for two-year projects should include budgets and objectives for each year.

*Based on availability of funds.


·       U.S. Citizen

·    All WSGC affiliate member universities or colleges (see listing below) are eligible. Industry, nonprofit associations, and nonmembers can propose programs and work jointly with one of our academic members, providing the educational activity occurs at a member campus (e.g., visiting lectureship, an extension course, nonprofit group offering).

·    A 1:1 match is required.



Additional Information:
Any higher education project intended for education and/or training of undergraduate students, with an emphasis on faculty enhancement and curriculum development in undergraduate education is eligible. Programs should have an emphasis on space sciences, aerospace engineering, or any other space-related discipline or interdisciplinary field. Preference will be given to proposals with NASA Exploration System Mission Directorate (ESMD) Systems Engineering emphasis.

Before applying, please read the Additional Requirements

To Apply: Application Form

For instructions on applying, please read the Higher Education Application Instructions

Questions about Higher Education, contact:
John Borg
Associate Director for Higher Education
Marquette University
Phone: 414-288-7519
Fax: 414-288-7790