The Virgin Galactic Pioneer Award

Photo of a Virgin Galactic jet in a hangar.

The Virgin Galactic Pioneer award honors a student who uses an innovative, hands-on approach to solve some of the greatest engineering challenges.

The winner will receive:

  • $15,000 educational scholarship.
  • A year-long mentorship.

The winner will be taken on a tour of Virgin Galactic facilities to meet the extraordinary group of engineers turning the Virgin Galactic dream into reality, as well as given the unique opportunity to get acquainted with Virgin Galactic’s spaceship.

In addition, the winner will receive a $15,000 educational scholarship and a one year mentorship to realize and achieve the goal of their project.

If a team wins the prize, the scholarship’s value will be divided equally among the teammates.