NASA acceptingapplications for Community College Aerospace Scholars Program

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DUBLIN — Bladen Community College has announced that the North Carolina Space Grant, sponsored through the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Community College Aerospace Scholars program is now open for applications through Nov. 16.

NCAS gives community college students enrolled in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (STEM) curricula an authentic NASA experience, encouraging students to finish a two-year degree or transfer to a four-year university to pursue a NASA-related field or career.

Eligible students must be United States citizens, high school graduates or equivalents, 18 years of age, registered at a U.S. community college in the semester prior to the onsite workshop, and have concurrent enrollment in or completion of nine or more hours of STEM coursework. Additionally, students should have internet access and the ability to commit to five weeks of online sessions.

For information, contact Sandy Canfield, assistant director, Partnerships and Resource Development NASA/North Carolina Space Grant (NC Space Grant), at 919-515-5943 or To review the scholarship details, visit

Bladen Community College continues to provide opportunities for students to pursue higher education. To speak with an advisor about STEM opportunities at BCC, contact Lisa DeVane at 910-879-5509.

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