Olin E. Teague Memorial Scholarship

The Olin E. Teague Memorial Scholarship is available to an outstanding graduating high school student who intends to pursue higher education in aerospace-related studies.

Full Description

Olin E. Teague Memorial Scholarship is offered thanks to the National Space Club which was founded in 1957, and since its foundation keeps on promoting the United States’ leadership in the fields of space, rocketry, astronautics, and related technologies.

The scholarship is created in memory of the Honorable Olin E. Teague, a Representative in Congress who aggressively supported our national space program.

The scholarship check will be given to the applicant, made payable to the applicable college or university, no later than June 15.

There will be only one winner selected, and he/she will receive a $4000 award.

Who's eligible?

The scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who meets the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • The applicant must be a senior year in an accredited U.S. high school with the intent of attending an accredited U.S. college or university
  • The applicant must plan to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in an aerospace field.

How to Apply

So as to apply for the award, you are supposed to submit the following:

  • Official transcript of a high school record
  • At least one letter of recommendation from a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) faculty member or mentor
  • A Statement of Intent that indicates academic plans that would lead to a career in some area of aerospace sciences and/or technology
  • A research paper focusing on applications to aerospace.

You also need to include in your application form:

  • Applicant Data
  • Applicant Certification
  • High School Data
  • High School Extracurricular and Community Activities and/or Awards
  • Related Internships, Research Projects or Work Experience (full‐time or part‐time).

Once the application process finishes and all the application forms are received, the scholarship committee will review all of them and the award decision will be made based on the material applicants have provided with the application form.

Completed applications must be received by October 11th and they should be mailed to:

National Space Club and Foundation

Attention:  Scholarship Foundation

204 E Street NE

Washington, DC  20002

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