NASA’s Summer Undergraduate Program for Planetary Research (formerly PGGRP)

The Summer Undergraduate Program for Planetary Research (SUPPR) is an eight-week summer internship providing undergraduates majoring in geology and related sciences with an opportunity to participate in NASA planetary geosciences research.

Students work under the direction of a NASA-sponsored planetary science investigator at various science institutions. The program is designed to help students gain educational experience in their fields of study while contributing to NASA missions and science.

College undergraduates who have not yet begun graduate studies and who are interested in learning about research in planetary geoscience are eligible. Previous participants of SUPPR (formerly PGGURP) are not eligible. Preference is given to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

The online student and mentor application portal will accept applications through February 12, 2021. Notification of selection will be made by March 22, 2021. Successful applicants should be prepared to make a decision regarding the offer to participate within two days of notification. The program begins June 2021 and ends August 2021.

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