NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) is an agency-wide activity funded by The Minority University Research and Education Project.
NCAS engages 2-year degree-seeking STEM students in NASA missions and research.
Students participate in a competitive 5-week online course. Successful students will be selected for the NASA on Campus NCAS Event that engages students in a 4-day engineering design challenge while highlighting STEM industry in the local community.
Students who participate in the on-campus event can register for one college credit paid by the program.
How to Apply?
It is a 2-step process
Step 1 - Click here to register. You will receive an email confirmation.
Step 2 - Click on the link in the email and complete the application process. You will need to upload:
A recommendation from a professor
An unofficial transcript
One paragraph explaining why you want to participate
Watch this video for an overview of the NCAS program and the information presented on this page
Who is Eligible?
US citizen or permanent resident
At least 18 years of age and a high school graduate
A registered community college student in spring and fall 2021
Concurrent enrollment or completion of 9+ hours of STEM coursework
Application Opens March 1
Application Closes May 5
Online Session May 26-June 30
Student Selections By Mid-August
Onsite Experience October 11-14
Have a question?
Attend one of the online info-sessions on Webex
use this link:
Contact Dr. Rastgar Agah with any question
For more information visit: https://go.nasa.gov/ncas-campus