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NASA Means Business

ABOUT NASA MEANS BUSINESS

WHAT It Is

WHY Your Knowledge Is Needed

WHO May Participate

HOW to Participate

WHEN & WHERE It Will Take Place

PROGRAM AMENDMENTS

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PROGRAM CONTACTS

Burke O. Fort
fort@mail.utexas.edu

voice: 512-471-7225
fax: 512-471-3585

3925 West Braker Lane, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78759

toll-free switchboard:
1-800-248-8752

 

 

ABOUT NASA MEANS BUSINESS

How to Participate

Letter of Intent (Due: Friday, November 4, 2005)

We request that a non-binding Letter of Intent to propose be e-mailed to us (mail to: fort@mail.utexas.edu), by 4:30 PM (Central Time), Friday, November 4, 2005.

Your Letter of Intent must contain the name and mailing address of the academic institution(s) and department(s) involved; name, phone number and e-mail address of the Team Leader (must be a student); name, title, telephone number and e-mail address of the Supervising Faculty Member.

While submission of a Letter of Intent is not required, it is strongly encouraged so that we may prepare adequately for the proposal review process. If you wish to submit a Letter of Intent after November 5, you may do so at any time before the proposal deadline.

Proposal (Due: Friday, November 18, 2005)

Via e-mail attachment (mail to: fort@mail.utexas.edu), an electronic copy of your proposal must be in our possession by 4:30PM (Central Time), Friday, November 18, 2005. THIS IS A FIRM DEADLINE.

In addition to responses to the requirements set forth elsewhere in the Competition Guidelines, your proposal must include:

  • A cover page containing the title of your proposal, school name and address, name of Team Leader with e-mail address and phone number, name of Supervising Faculty Member with e-mail address and phone number, and names of all other team members with their roles and academic levels (if students).
  • The following creative products:
    1. One (1) 30-second promotional video storyboard,
    2. One (1) 30-second promotional radio spot storyboard,
    3. One (1) promotional print media concept, and
    4. One (1) promotional Internet media concept.
    5. Accompanying descriptive materials setting forth the intended target audience(s) for each (a-d), as well as the strategy and underlying rationale for communicating the intended messages to each audience targeted.
  • Team Outreach Plan
  • A brief description of the student team's academic department(s); existing brochures and announcements may be included;
  • A brief description of the department's course curriculum and how the NASA Means Business Student Competition would be employed to enhance it; and,
  • An indication of the departmental and institutional commitment to your team's participation in the NASA Means Business Student Competition program, such as a letter of endorsement from the university president, college dean, and/or departmental chairperson.

AT YOUR OPTION and by above deadline set for receipt of electronic proposals, you may submit your proposal in writing by sending ten (10) copies to:

Mr. Burke O. Fort
ATTN: NASA Means Business Student Competition 2006
Texas Space Grant Consortium
3925 W. Braker Lane, Ste. 200
Austin, Texas 78759