Current Scholarships

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: February 18, 2018

Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Any major


Contact:  Lydia Cornell

Award:  $10,000

Award Date:  2018-2019, Renewable


  • Must be full time undergraduate in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics. Must have completed at least three semesters at UT Austin at time of application.
  • MUST be nominated by a faculty member. Request nomination from a faculty member who knows you well enough to identify a special drive or talent that foreshadows a creative career leading to advancement of scientific knowledge and technology.
  • Must have demonstrated both academic and research achievements. Actual research accomplishments should be highlighted. Younger students must have exhibited exceptional accomplishments in their shorter time on campus.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time now, and in the award year. In the case of students with similar potential, financial need will be considered. Not graduating before May 2019.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.


Gather all required documents (please see list on website) and have your faculty member submit them to Lydia Cornell via email to:

The university will collect at least eight nominations. The university will send forward two of those nominees to compete for an award from the foundation.

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Contact Information

Phone: 512-475-6830
Office Location: EER 2.848

Mailing Address:
Engineering Scholarship Program
The University of Texas at Austin
2501 Speedway Stop C2108
Austin, Texas 78712-2108