NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Co-sponsored by National Space Society invites applications from students of class 7 to 12 for its annual Ames Space Settlement Competition. The students can participate individually or in teams, they are required to develop space settlement designs and related materials. The highest ranking entry can win an award of USD 5000.

Important Dates


  • This annual contest, co-operated by NASA Ames Research Center, San Jose State University, and the National Space Society(NSS), is for all students up to 12th grade (18 years old) from anywhere in the world.
  • Individuals, small teams of two to five, and large teams of six or more are judged separately.
  • Entries are also grouped by age/grade of the oldest contestant for judging. The age groups are 7th and under, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th.

How to Apply

Applying for the scholarship, the candidates are required to fill the online scholarship form through the given link:

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

National Space Society
P.O. Box 98106 Washington,
DC 20090-8106

Telephone: (202) 429-1600

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