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A guide to space and space-history related fellowships, scholarships, and prizes.

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Space History Fellowship / Scholarships / Prizes

American Astronautical Society Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Awards Named for NASA’s first Historian, recognize outstanding books that advance public understanding of astronautics.
American Astronautical Society Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight History Recognizes exceptional, sustained efforts to inform and educate on astronautical history.
American History Association Fellowship in Aerospace History $20,000 for 6-9 months research
American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship in History of Science
Harvard Business School Business History Fellowships For travel and access to the archives
History of Science Society History of Space Science Fellowship
International Space Business Council Sacknoff Prize for Space History To a university student -- $300, trophy, publication of winning article in Quest, invite to present at the Society for the History of Technology Annual Meeting.
National Air & Space Museum Aviation Space Writers Foundation Award $5000 awarded in even numbered years
National Air & Space Museum Daniel & Florence Guggenheim Fellowship
National Air & Space Museum Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History
National Air & Space Museum A. Verville Fellowship
Society for the History of Technology History of Space Technology

Science & Engineering

National Air & Space Museum Postdoctoral Earth and Planetary Science Fellowships Support science research
AIAA Foundation Various Scholarships A number of $2,000 undergraduate and $5,000 graduate scholarships
Aerospace History Society Shirley Thomas Academic Scholarship Annual award presented at the International von Kármán Wings Award banquet to a student in aerospace engineering or a related science that shows promise for continued future contributions to the field.