NASA Heliophysics Summer School

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The Summer School at a glance

Run by NASA's Living With a Star program and UCAR/CPAESS since 2007, this annual eight-day Summer School focuses on the physics of space weather events that start at the Sun and influence atmospheres, ionospheres and magnetospheres throughout the solar system.

Admission is competitive; about 35 students are selected to attend each year.

Location: Virtual format for 2022

Open to: Graduate students, first- and second-year postdoctoral fellows

Application deadline: Extended to 13 May 2022 


Why attend the Summer School?

Group of students at the Summer School 10th Anniversary celebration.

  • Deepen your understanding of how Sun-Earth processes are connected
  • Learn from accomplished faculty using a defined curriculum
  • Meet other early-career scientists from all over the globe
  • Explore professional development opportunities
  • Leave with the resources you need to broaden the scope and impact of your research