Do faculty have to be U.S. citizens to apply?
How do I find a NASA collaborator to write a letter for support?
All researchers requesting research funding must submit a letter of support from a NASA Field Center or Mission Directorate with their proposal submission.
This letter must state how the proposed research program is a research priority for NASA and how the Field Center or Mission Directorate will interact with and support the proposed research project.
How do I find matching funds?
Institutions must provide 100% non-federal matching funds for this program. All matching funds must run through a cost share account; your research office will do this automatically. Although the method of match is flexible, NASA encourages researchers to consider methods that add value to New Mexico’s existing research capabilities.
In-kind cost share is allowed. In- kind cost share is non-cash cost share. There are several ways researchers can find in-kind cost share.
1. Since NASA does not allow F&A (Financial and Administration) to be applied to this work, all F&A which would normally be applied to a proposal is eligible to serve as cost share.
2. Faculty salary can be used as cost share, either release time during the academic year or summer salary can be used as an in-kind cost share. No cash will change hands
3. Researchers needing help identifying sources of cost share are encouraged to contact the Space Grant at 575-646-6414 or your campus research office.
Where do I submit the proposal?
Submit your proposal via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail original proposal with signatures to:
New Mexico Space Grant Consortium
3050 Knox Street
MSC SG, Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-0001