The Catholic University of America

Travel support available

One of the workshop objectives is to provide students a comprehensive immersion in the application of small satellites to space weather observations, research, analyses, forecasting, and operations, including those utilizing the CubeSat reference design.

Applications are welcome from upper level undergraduates and graduate students interested in pursuing a career in space weather science and technology.

The awards will provide partial travel and housing support for the selected student participants depending on their individual financial needs.


Encourage your students to contact Dr. Teresa Nieves-Chinchilla (Teresa.Nieves at The applications should include the following:

(1)  Name, university, address, major, education level, science grade point average.

(2)  Summary of interests and future plans in space weather and/or space technologies (1 page)

(3)  One letter of endorsement from a supervising scientist/engineer/professor, that includes an evaluation of the student's financial requirements for attending the meeting and the extent to which partial support from other sources is available. (Letters or e-mails may be sent separately to the above address).

(4)  A copy of your submitted abstract.