The Galactic Unite Bytheway Scholarship

The world’s first spaceline, Virgin Galactic, and the Virgin Group’s not-for-profit Virgin Unite have come together and would like to announce “Galactic Unite STEM Scholarship Program”. Female college students pursuing STEM degrees at any accredited two or four-year college or university in the United States are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The program seeks inventive and intelligent women who can make a difference in STEM. The winner of this year’s award will receive $7,500 scholarship.

Virgin Galactic is comprised of hundreds of dedicated and passionate professionals including rocket scientists, engineers, and designers from around the world.


All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Female college students pursuing STEM degrees at any accredited two or four-yearcollege or university in the United States
  • Candidates must be U.S. citizens

How to Apply:

You may register yourself firstly to apply for the scholarship

Supporting Documents:

Applicants should provide the following in addition to the Student Application Form:

  • Two Reference Forms (Academic and General)
  • High School Transcript
  • Resume

Financial Aid and Award Money:             

  • The winning candidate will get $7,500 scholarship. The award is renewable for four years.
  • The selected recipients will be required to participate in the Galactic Unite mentorship program. The scholars will have the opportunity to select a mentor each year from Virgin Galactic and/or The Spaceship Company.

Application Deadline: 

You should submit your application on or before June 30, 2017, 11:59 PM EST.

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Contact Information:

For more questions, you can email William Dunham at



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