Fellowship in Aerospace History

American Historical Association

The National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) and the American Historical Association offer this fellowship annually. The purpose of this fellowship is to support a significant scholarly research project in aerospace history. Through this, fellows will have the opportunity to engage in significant and sustained advanced research in all aspects of the history of aerospace from the earliest human interest in flight to the present.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Applicants must possess a PhD in history or in a closely related field, or be enrolled as a student (having completed all coursework) in a doctoral degree-granting program.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Applicants must possess a PhD in history or in a closely related field

Application Details

  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Recommendation Letters:
    At least two and not more than four letters of recommendation that address the historical competence of the applicant, his/her ability to apply historical concepts and methods to aerospace science, technology, management or policy, and his/her ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Portfolio/Work Samples:
    - Optional: No more than 10 pages of any additional writings (material cannot be returned)
  • Other Materials:
    - A completed application through Interfolio- Applicants CV- A proposal of not more than 10 pages (double-spaced)1. describing your qualifications for a fellowship2. detailing briefly the research project you propose to undertake3.vrelating your anticipated experiences as a fellow to your goals4. indicating clearly why NASA is the appropriate place to conduct the proposed research

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