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Application period for USRA fall scholarships to open June 1, 2014.

Universities Space Research Association, an independent, nonprofit space science and technology research corporation based in Columbus, Maryland, will accept applications for its four scholarship awards June 1 through August 1, 2014. The scholarships are awarded to students who have shown a career interest in the physical sciences or engineering, with an emphasis on space research or space science education.

Applicants for the one-time, $1,500 scholarships must be full-time undergraduate students attending a four-year accredited college or university that offers courses leading to a degree in science or engineering. To apply, students also must have completed at least two years of college credits by the time the award is received and be U.S. citizens.

Application information will be made available online prior to the open application period.