Awarded since 2011, the Sacknoff Prize is designed to encourage original research by university students in the field of space history. It consists of a cash prize, publication in the peer-reviewed journal Quest, and an invitation to present at the Society for the History of Technology annual meeting.
Other Scholarships and Prizes
Besides the Sacknoff Prize, a number of organizations offer scholarships and prizes for students and researchers interested in space. These include:
The SPACE 3.0 Foundation awards a $500 prize to a university student for the best space history research paper. The award also includes publication in the peer-reviewed journal Quest and an invitation to present at the Society for the History of Technology annual meeting.
Seeking funding for a space history related activity? SPACE 3.0's "One Small Step" grant is open throughout the year to individuals and organizations, whenever the need presents. We seek proposals where $250-$1,000 could make a real difference—ideas such as digitizing historical documents, collecting an oral history, creating podcasts, or filling gaps at the Space Business & Commerce Archives. Click here to visit the grant program page for details..
SPACE 3.0 is currently researching and gathering information on special collections and archival material associated with people and institutions involved with space. If you have details on libraries and special collections, with space-related material, please contact us.
SPACE 3.0 is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation with a mission to build an endowment that funds initiatives related to space history preservation and empowering entrepreneurs and visionaries. Visit SpaceCommerce.org to learn more about the Foundation and how you can be a part of and support our efforts.
Did you know that Amazon.com will make a donation to SPACE 3.0 whenever you purchase items from its website (at no additional cost to you!)? All it takes is for you to sign up at Amazon Smile and designate SPACE 3.0. Then whenever it's time to buy something from Amazon, log in to smile.amazon.com/ch/82-3964553 (instead of just Amazon.com) and it will make a donation.
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