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NASA International Internship Programme and New Zealand Space Scholarship Application


About the NASA International Internships Programme and New Zealand Space Scholarship

Open for applications: 8am, Friday, 29 November 2019
Deadline: 5pm, Thursday, 19 December 2019

The New Zealand Space Agency invites high-performing New Zealand tertiary students to apply to participate in the NASA International Internship Programme from August to December 2020. To complement this opportunity, the New Zealand Space Agency is offering the New Zealand Space Scholarship.

This is a highly competitive programme. Should you wish to apply for the internship and the related scholarship, please check that you comply with all eligibility criteria before submitting an application. For all information, please visit

Required Documents/Information:

The following documentation must be uploaded with the application form:
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Academic transcript;
  • Proof of citizenship for every country for which the applicant currently or previous holds citizenship; and
  • The names and emails of two referees to request references, one of which is an academic reference. Please note that the referee will receive an email with instructions to complete the reference online as soon as the request is sent. Applicants should ensure that all referees have agreed to provide a reference in advance of submitting the application.

All documentation must be in PDF format. Any documentation submitted in hard copy or emailed to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment/the New Zealand Space Agency, Education New Zealand and/or NASA will not be considered.