The Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) provides undergraduate students entering their junior or senior years with professional experience in space life science disciplines. This challenging ten-week summer program is held at NASA’s Ames Research Center in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. The primary goal of the program is to train the next generation of scientists and engineers, enabling NASA to meet future research and development challenges in the space life sciences.
SLSTPapp.com is where students apply to the SLSTP programs at NASA Ames Research Center.
Before beginning, please read the instructions (updated Dec. 1, 2016).
Then, login or create a new user account.
The NASA SLSTP application system is now open.
The application deadline is February 20, 2017 17-00-00 EST.
Application Deadline: February 20, 2017 17-00-00 EST
Application Review: Application close - mid February
Offers Extended: TBD
Internship: June through August (start dates vary by program and year)
Duration: 10 – 12 weeks
Housing: provided by NASA
An applicant for a SLSTP program must:
be a US citizen*
be in high academic standing (GPA of 3.2 or greater)
have a minimum age of 18
be a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate student next Fall.
have a passion for space and a desire to study space life science.
Veterans, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
*Citizens of US territories Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Northern Marianas are considered U.S. citizens.
Permanent Resident foreign nationals, Legal Resident Aliens, Work Permit holders, and Illegal Immigrants are not eligible.
Additional Program Information
You can read more about the SLSTP program here.
If you are still looking for an opportunity with NASA, you may wish to visit
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If you have any problems using this system, please contact help@SLSTPapp.com
2017-07-26 16:23:48 UTC