Michigan Space Grant Consortium

The vision of the MSGC is to foster awareness of, education in, and research on space-related science and technology in Michigan. Its mission is to create, develop, and promote programs that support its vision and reflect NASA strategic interests, and cooperation between academia, industry, state and local government in space-related science and technology in Michigan.


Michigan Space Grant Consortium Fall Conference – November 10, 2018
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The MSGC Fall Conference will be held in the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Building at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor on Saturday, November 10. MSGC award recipients and other groups from academia, industry, and the local community – over 50 presenters this year - will share their research experiences and knowledge in areas related to NASA strategic interests.

The day will start with breakfast at 8:15am followed by presentations at 9:00am, kicked-off with a keynote address by Prof. Kristina Lemmer from Western Michigan University (abstract and bio linked below). Directions and Parking information is also linked below, along with the Participant Packet consisting of:

· Presenter instructions
· Diagram of the FXB Building
· Program Schedule
· Poster Session List
· Presentation Abstracts
· Logo entries (feedback on options can be provided at conference)

Kristina Lemmer’s Keynote Address – Abstract and Bio | Participant Packet | Directions and Parking


Funding Opportunities

The MSGC offers the following funding opportunities:

Undergraduate and graduate fellowships
Support for educational programs (k-12, public, and teacher training)
K-12 educator incentives
Research seed grants

Women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. The application cycle for 2019-2020 funding will follow this calendar:

Application acceptance begins: September 1, 2018
Application deadline: November 14, 2018
Awards announced: Early Spring 2019
Subaward agreements sent: Late Spring 2019

Download our Funding Opportunities Brochure.

Abstracts of 2018-19 award recipients:

MSGC Educational Program Award Abstracts 2018

MSGC Graduate Award Abstracts 2018

MSGC Seed Grant Award Abstracts 2018

MSGC Undergradute Award Abstracts 2018