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  • Congratulations, Adam Weber!

    1998 Tufts University Astronaut Scholar

    Adam Weber has been named the 2024
    Neil Armstrong™ Award of Excellence recipient!

  • Congratulations 2024
    Astronaut Scholar Class!

    Please join us in congratulating the
    2024 Astronaut Scholar Class!

  • Amelia Earhart Festival

    In Honor of Astronaut Kathy Sullivan

    NASA Astronaut, Dr. Kathy Sullivan, received the 2023
    Pioneering Achievement Award from the Amelia Earhart Festival
    and has graciously directed her $20,000 award to ASF.

  • Donate to the George and Lisa
    Schott S.P.A.C.E. Endowment

    Join long-time ASF Supporter George Schott and
    Astronaut Scholar Alum & ASF Vice Chair Lisa Schott
    in supporting the future of our Astronaut Scholar programming
    by donating to the George & Lisa Schott S.P.A.C.E. Endowment!


    2000 & 2001 Astronaut Scholar and 2020
    Neil Armstrong Award of Excellence recipient
    Christina Hammock Koch selected as part of
    the Artemis II four-person crew to orbit the Moon in 2025.

  • Founders For The Future

    Astronaut Scholarship Foundation awards seven
    additional Astronaut Scholarships for the next seven
    years. Grant from Club for the Future establishes
    ASF's new Founders for the Future program.


    ASF supports the very best and brightest scholars in
    Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
    while commemorating the legacy of America’s pioneering astronauts.

About ASF

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's mission is to aid the United States in retaining its world leadership in technology and innovation by supporting the very best and brightest scholars in science, technology, engineering and mathematics while commemorating the legacy of America’s pioneering astronauts.

Astronaut Scholars

Best and Brightest Scholars in STEM

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's Astronaut Scholars are impactful and take organizations from ordinary to exceptional. Astronaut Scholars are the Innovators of Tomorrow!

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Neil Armstrong™ Award of Excellence

Presented at the Innovators Gala

The Neil Armstrong™ Award of Excellence serves to inspire and is a prestigious recognition for scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians who continue to advance the boundaries of their fields.

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View Our Collection of Space History

Support the Future of Space Exploration

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's web store contains unique collections of space memorabilia from early space travel through modern times. Support the future of space exploration by owning part of its past!

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Get Involved

Join America’s heroes in supporting the next generation of explorers and innovators. There are many ways to help make a difference and honor the giants that founded the organization and those that continue to foster the mission of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.

Visionary Circle

Honor Our Nation’s Greatest Heroes

Becoming a member of ASF's Visionary Circle provides the opportunity to honor our nation’s greatest heroes and to recognize an astronaut's contributions and legacy in American space exploration.

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Planned Giving

Make a Lasting Difference

By making gifts to the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, you help ASF continue to provide scholarships to the very best and brightest scholars in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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George and Lisa Schott
S.P.A.C.E. Endowment

Scholar Programs for Achievement,
Confidence and Engagement

Join ASF’s George and Lisa Schott in their pledge to support funding for pivotal
Astronaut Scholar Programs.

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Corporate Partners

Join American’s heroes in supporting the most talented students studying within STEM. Your involvement enables ASF to launch Astronaut Scholars into their next chapter where they will discover new breakthroughs that will leave a lasting impact on our global society.

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