NASA Puts Forth Contest for Young Space Designers

Students or groups of students interested in space related settlement designs can apply for NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest 2018. The opportunity offers luring prize money and to be featured on the website.

Last date to submit the application form is February 15, 2018. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, candidates need to go through the below mentioned procedure:


Students of class 7 to 12 can participate as individuals or in a team of more than 2 members.

Scholarship Reward

• All winners will receive a NASA certificate.
• The best submission, regardless of category, wins the grand prize, consisting of the space colony submission being placed on the NASA Ames World Wide Web site.
• Highest scoring team or individual will receive USD 3000, NSS Bruce M. Clark and Jr. Memorial Space Settlement Award.
• The amount of the scholarship will equally be divided among the team members if a team wins the contest.
• The winner who has highest ranking will be invited to give oral presentations.
• All contestants will get an opportunity to display a poster of their work.

How to Apply

Applications can be made via email to


The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, educational, grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. Its mission is to promote social, economic, technological, and political change in order to expand civilization beyond Earth, to settle space and to use the resulting resources to build a hopeful and prosperous future for humanity.

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