Who Can Apply: The Galactic Unite Black Leaders in Aerospace Scholarship and Training (BLAST) Program will provide $5,000 scholarship awards to Black/African American undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors pursuing STEM degrees at any accredited four-year college or university in the United States, with the first awards to be distributed February 2021. The awards are renewable each consecutive year pursuant to meeting all eligibility requirements. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. resident.
The selected recipients will be partnered with a mentor from one of our program partner organizations, with the opportunity to select a new mentor each year in the program. Monthly leadership and soft skills training will also be made available. Selected scholars will have the opportunity to select a paid internship at a partner company, with additional opportunities available for graduates to be placed in entry-level positions.
* One academic letter of recommendation
* Most recent transcript
* Updated resume
* Video submission for top 30 semi-finalists
* Virtual interview for finalists may be required
Deadline: December 1, 2020