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Call for faculty to nominate students for the 2023 Astronaut Scholarship

From: Honors College

Two students will be selected for two $15,000 scholarships from a pool of Virginia Tech candidates. Nominate a student here:

Nominations will be accepted up to Feb. 15.


  • U.S. citizenship
  • Student must be a current sophomore or junior
  • Students must be enrolled in both semesters for the year they will receive the scholarship (2023/2024)
  • STEM degree with intentions to pursue research or advance their field upon completion of their final degrees.
  • Students pursuing a practice in professional medicine are not eligible for the scholarship. However, those intending to perform biomedical research are eligible.

For more on the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation:

Virginia Tech contact:
Christina M. McIntyre
Director of Professional Development, National & International Scholarships

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