NJSGC - New Jersey Space Grant Consortium

NJSGC - New Jersey Space Grant Consortium


NJCU has joined forces with other institutions in New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC) to promote, with support and funding from NASA, the following goals:

  • Build research infrastructures and capabilities in aerospace-related/high technology fields.
  • Improve mathematics, science, technology and engineering education at all levels, kindergarten through graduate school.
  • Foster partnerships among industry, government and private entities to meet Space Grant goals.
  • Enhance public science literacy.

To fulfill its mission, NJSGC strives:

  • To provide undergraduate and graduate level fellowships and scholarships;
  • To support programs for K-12 students with special focus on minorities and underserved;
  • To support faculty enhancements and curriculum development;
  • To provide seed funding to support cutting edge research initiatives;
  • To support programs to enhance science and space exploration literacy or the general public;
  • To provide K-12 Science Education Fellowships;
  • To support informal science education program for individuals of all ages;
  • To foster Educational Technology Transfer; and
  • To support NJ systemic improvements in science, mathematics and technology.

This program offers financial support to research by undergraduate and graduate students.


The New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC) is pleased to announce the availability of academic year fellowships for science, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) undergraduate students in New Jersey universities. 


The New Jersey Space Grant Consortium was established in 1991 by a grant from NASA. The objectives of the Consortium are to develop programs to further aerospace and STEM education, as well as to foster research and development in New Jersey. One of our programs is to fund a academic year research fellowships to undergraduate students in New Jersey universities. Fellowship Details The fellowship recipient must conduct research relevant to STEM or aerospace and fit into one of NASA’s missions as outlined in the web site http://www.nasa.gov/about/directorates/index.html 

  • The fellow must be a full-time student in a New Jersey university. 
  • A faculty member in that university has to agree to supervise the research of the fellow. 
  • The fellowship amount is $2,000 per student. 
  • The fellowship amount can be spent on supplies for the student’s research, up to $400 for travel, and up to $1,200 for a stipend for the student.
  •  Only U.S. citizens are eligible.

 Graduate Academic Year Fellowships


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Alberto A. Pinkás

Department of Physics

New Jersey City University

2039 Kennedy Boulevard

Jersey CIty, NJ 07305


To be considered for the program complete and submit the corresponding application forms.