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NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program

Research executed by participating faculty is aligned with one or multiple of NASA Glenn’s six Areas of Expertise which are Aircraft Propulsion; Communications Technology and Development; Space Propulsion and Cryogenic Fluids Management; Power, Energy Storage and Conversion; Materials and Structures for Extreme Environments; and Physical Sciences and Biomedical Technologies in Space. In addition, faculty members have the opportunity to work on one of several near-term focused research areas

Learn More about NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program


The NGFFP seeks to: Enhance faculty professional knowledge via cutting-edge research at NASA Glenn; Stimulate faculty-Glenn exchange of ideas; Enrich the research and teaching at US academic institutions by infusing NASA mission-related research and technology content into classroom teaching; and Contribute to in-house research, technology and engineering work and objectives of Glenn, towards advancing the NASA mission.


Each participant of a fellowship at NASA Glenn will:

  • Engage in a continuous, full-time summer Glenn fellowship, without concurrent teaching elsewhere;
  • Participate in the NGFFP at Glenn full-time for the complete 10 consecutive weeks
  • Present their research outcome(s) at Glenn Research Center, at near-end of the Fellowship;
  • Submit a final written report on their research, on the last day of the Fellowship
  • Disclose to NASA Glenn full information on fellowship-derived new technology (which is or may be patentable), including any new process, machine, manufacture, composition of matter, or software;

2024 NGFFP Additional Focused Areas are:


The opportunity is open to US citizens. Minority Serving Institutions (MSI’s) and women, under-represented and underserved faculty members, as well as, early career faculty are encouraged to apply.

Registration Application

Important Dates

Application period Opens: Monday, November 13, 2023
Application period closes: Sunday, January 14, 2024
Anticipated awardees announcement date: Friday, April 5, 2024
2024 session dates: June 3, 2024, to August 9, 2024

Note: extensions beyond the official 10-week Fellowship period may be granted, if deemed mutually beneficial and funding is available. 

Contact Information

Ebony Moreen M.Ed. & MBA
Program Specialist – NASA Glenn Office of STEM Engagement

Glenn Research Center – Office of STEM Engagement

Phone: (216) 433-6505


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