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COVID-19 NOTICE: To take classes ON CAMPUS this upcoming Winter 2022 term, vaccinations will be required. Fully online students are exempt from this requirement. Learn about the December 10 deadline for the first dose, exemptions and more in your Mt. SAC email or www.mtsac.edu/covid19

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ESA Opportunities in Earth and Space Science:


Redinger Family Earth and Space Science Research Award (Mt. SAC): 

The Earth and Space Science Research Grant (ESSRG) was established to provide Mt. San Antonio College students the opportunity to gain experience in authentic and original scientific research, and to contribute to increasing knowledge within the Earth and Space Sciences. In collaboration with an Earth Science and Astronomy faculty member (serving as a mentor) of the supporting departments, the grant awardee will use the $1900 funds to investigate a geo- or space-science-based research problem and disseminate the results in a public forum. Deadline to apply is Deadline to apply is Friday March 6, 2020.

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Kepler Astronomy Scholarship (Mt. SAC)

Awarded annually to outstanding students who have completed astronomy coursework and/or contributed toward the advancement of the college’s Astronomy Program. Students currently enrolled at Mt. SAC are selected based on academic achievement and program participation. Deadline to apply is March 20, 2020

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L'Space Virtual Academy (NASA)

NASA’s Lucy Mission to Jupiter’s Trojan Asteroids is currently accepting applications for its new student collaboration program - the Lucy Student Pipeline Accelerator and Competency Enabler (L’SPACE)Virtual Academy. This interactive, team and project-based, 12-week program is designed to engage a diverse population of college/university science and engineering students in rigorous, project-based STEM workforce development. 

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Student Independent Research Intern (NASA)

The Student Independent Research Intern, or SIRI, program offers academic-term internships at JPL for students enrolled in an independent study course at participating area community colleges. Students complete designated projects outlined by their mentors, gaining educational experience in their fields of study while also contributing to NASA and JPL missions and science. 

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