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Ronald E. McNair Scholarship in Space and Optical Physics

Scholarship Provider: National Society of Black Physicists
Application Deadline: 01/08/2010
Description: Dr. Ronald McNair and LTCOL Michael P. Anderson were NASA astronauts who perished in separate space shuttle accidents. Dr. McNair was lost in the Challenger accident of 1986 and Colonel Anderson was aboard the Columbia in February 2003. Both were accomplished physicists, friends and supporters of the National Society of Black Physicists, strong family men, and inspirational national treasures. These scholarships are offered in their memory and in the hopes of inspiring the next generation of space explorers.
Scholarship Amount: $1000
Scholarship Website: http://www.nsbp.org/scholarships/
School Type Requirement: Four Year College or Research University
Applicant Class Requirement: Junior or Senior
Minority Status Requirement: African American
Awards Given: 1
Length of Award: One Time Award

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Scholarship Committee Chair
National Society of Black Physicists
6704G Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22205
Email: scholarship@nsbp.org
Phone: 703-536-4207
Fax: 703-536-4203