Welcome to the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC) web site. We are NASA’s educational arm in New Jersey for higher education, charged with progressing the goals of the National Space Grant program. The National Space Grant program consists of 52 consortia (50 states plus D.C. and Puerto Rico) and is managed by NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement. The program, and all of its participating institutions, prepare students to become members of the technically literate workforce which NASA and the aerospace industry need. More about NJSGC.


Haym Benaroya "in the press and on the air"....

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Haym Benaroya on Space Show

Higgins/Benaroya research 2020

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NJSGC Support of Princeton University's NanoSAT Program

Princeton University Report on NJSGC support of NanoSAT
Princeton Tiger NASA

2020 Academic Year and Summer Poster Sessions

See 2020 posters and presentations.

2020 Affiliate Meeting

Learn more about the 2020 poster session and affiliate meeting.

Rock SAT 2019 Rocket Launch

Learn about the rocket launch.

GISS 2019

More on GISS 2019

NJSGC Summer Conference 2019

More on 2019 summer conference.

NJSCG Poster Session 2019

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Affiliate Meeting 2019

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Latest Announcements

New Graduate Fellowship for Students Entering a Thesis-based STEM Graduate Program.

In view of cancellation of several NJSGC summer programs due to Covid-19, NJSGC is pleased to announce of the availability of graduate fellowships for students entering doctoral or thesis-based masters programs in STEM fields at New Jersey colleges and universities.

Please see attached document for details and application form.

Newest NJSGC affiliate, Montclair State University, receives MUREP award.

Montclair State University has been awarded one of 14 NASA Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) fellowships. Montclair State University is the only New Jersey institution to receive the fellowship. The three-year award, which totals $165,000, will be facilitated by Earth and Environmental Studies Assistant Professor Jorge Lorenzo Trueba and doctoral candidate Isamar Marie Cortés.

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