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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

NASA Glenn Faculty Fellowship Program (NGFFP) is a 10-week residential research program that is open to full-time science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) faculty members who are U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR), Permanent Resident Aliens (PRA), or Green Card Holders and who are currently teaching at accredited U.S. universities and colleges. An NGFFP award is for one summer residency (June to August) at Glenn Research Center (GRC). Proposed faculty engagements must be aligned with one or more of the Glenn Areas of Expertise, cross-cutting engineering disciplines, or focused research areas for meeting the Center’s commitments to advance NASA’s mission.


The benefits of participating in NGFFP are:

  • Enhancing professional knowledge through engagement in cutting-edge research at GRC;
  • Engaging with NASA subject matter experts in research and engineering;
  • Enriching research and instruction at U.S. academic institutions by infusing NASA mission-related research and technology content into classroom teaching; and
  • Contributing to in-house research, technology and engineering goals and objectives of GRC in support of NASA’s mission.

2025 NGFFP Additional Focused Areas are:

  • Focused Areas will be released in the Fall of 2024


The opportunity is open to U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR), Permanent Resident Aliens (PRA), or Green Card Holders, 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

  • 2025 application will be released in the Fall of 2024

Important Dates

Application period opens: Monday, November 11, 2024

Application period closes: Sunday, January 12, 2025

Anticipated awardees announcement date: Friday, April 4, 2025

2025 session dates: June 2, 2025, to August 8, 2025

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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