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NASA’s Space Grant Consortium Offering Stipend to 10 Scholars

Biology instructor and coordinator of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium Richard Cosby is urging students in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) to apply for a stipend-paying tutoring job. Students have until February 13, 2020, to submit their application.

NASA’s Space Grant Consortium Offering Stipend to 10 Scholars

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4057 - Melody Dixon

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Mon Feb 10, 2020

Biology instructor and coordinator of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium Dr. Richard Cosby is urging students in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) to apply for a stipend-paying tutoring job. Students have until February 13, 2020, to submit their application.

Coahoma Community College is one of 17 affiliates of the MSSGC, a consortium made up of other institutions of higher learning including Jackson State University, the University of Mississippi, Itawamba Community College and Pearl River Community College. Sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Office of STEM Engagement, the consortium promotes science and technology research. It helps provide opportunities to students and faculty involved in NASA-related disciplines.

During the Spring 2020 school term, 10 selected scholars will each be paid a stipend of $390 for tutoring their peers in the math and science subjects of algebra, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, human anatomy and physiology, general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry and principles of biology.

Applicants are to submit their application along with two letters of recommendation from former college instructors. Those looking to apply must be enrolled as full-time students, taking at least 15 hours of classes and should not have any breaks in their enrollment. They are to have a minimum grade point average of a 3.0 with an exhibited interest in STEM fields.

The applicants will be informed that they have been chosen for the award on or before February 16, 2020.

Contact Dr. Richard Cosby at (662) 621-4053 or rcosby@coahomacc.edu for more information.

Click here to access the application.