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The High School Aerospace Scholars application is now open. The application closes on October 26th, 2016.

High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) is a NASA unique opportunity for juniors who are interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at no cost to participants.

Selected students will participate in an interactive, online course during the school year that culminates in an all-expense-paid trip to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in the summer. During the online course, students will investigate space exploration challenges by creating technical drawings, solving math problems, and participating in discussion forums with NASA engineers and scientists. Texas certified teachers guide students through the online curriculum and grade their work. After a competitive review of online material completed and submitted, selected students are invited to Johnson Space Center. Throughout this six day trip, participants will work with NASA mentors to complete engineering design challenges and plan a mission to Mars. Students will be briefed on the past, present, and future of space exploration by NASA engineers, scientists, and special guests while touring NASA’s facilities. For more information and application deadlines, please visit the HAS website.

If you are interested in sharing this opportunity across your networks, please refer to the following promotional material:

To learn more about HAS, please plan on attending our online informational session on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 from 6:30-7:30 pm CST. Click here to join the session. View the hardware and software prerequisites for using Blackboard Collaborate.