Eligibility and Selection Criteria


Up to twelve positions are available for the 2023 summer program. Of these, five positions will be considered for undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit who are interested in pursuing a career in the sciences.

USRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity. Foreign nationals will be considered, but they must be enrolled in a US-based university.



The application period for the 2023 summer virtual fellowship program closes on April 3, 2023.  Notification of selection will be made in mid-April 2023. Successful applicants should be prepared to make a decision regarding the offer to participate within a week of notification.