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Congratulations on being selected for the NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP). The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) administers the NHFP on behalf of NASA, in collaboration with the NASA Exoplanet Science Institute (NExScI) at the California Institute of Technology and the Chandra X-ray Center at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

Grants Administration is responsible for the administration and management of the NHFP grants in accordance with NASA, STScI, the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA), and federal requirements, policies, procedures, and standard practices. Fellows, faculty contacts, and administrative personnel are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the NHFP Policy and Budget Guidelines 2022, which detail policies, procedures, and allowable costs for new and continuing fellows. Need access to the prior NHFP Policy and Budget Guidelines? The 2021 version is available to download. These policies are meant to be used in conjunction with the STScI General Grant Provisions, December 2018, Revision A.

The content on this page is intended to provide guidance to current fellows. If you are not a fellow and would like information on the application process, please visit the NASA Hubble Fellowship Program site.






Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Allowable Costs

Hiring Status and Benefits

Current & Pending Support

Prior Approval



Contact Information


For science inquiries, early resignations, special exceptions to the travel policy, and transfers, contact the NHFP Coordinators at 410-338-2474 or

For all other inquiries, contact the NHFP Grants Administrator at 410-338-4315 or

LAST UPDATED: 06/27/2022