NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION STEWARDSHIP SCIENCE GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
SPONSORING AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship Home Page)
PURPOSE: The National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship Program is designed for exceptional graduate students planning full-time study toward a PhD. in the areas of interest to stewardship science, such as high-energy density physics. low-energy nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions. Fellows must also participate in off-campus research at Department of Energy laboratories.
AREAS OF INTEREST:
- Materials Under Extreme Conditions and Hydrodynamics
- High Energy Density Physics
- Nuclear Science
ELIGIBILITY: The program is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are in their first year of graduate study in the areas of interest and are planning full-time, uninterrupted study toward a Ph.D. at a US university. Exceptional senior undergraduates who can meet all the requirements may also apply.
CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT: During the fellowship period, fellows are expected to be enrolled as full-time graduate students, conducting study and research within the objectives of the fellowship program. During the summer, students should be conducting full-time research related to the completion of their degrees, be enrolled in classes, or be on practicum assignments. Fellows have the opportunity to participate in a practicum for at least three months to gain experience.
- $36,000 yearly stipend
- A $1,000 academic allowance to be used for duplication expenses, conferences, copies of conference proceedings, travel, or other expenses incurred while doing research or activities directly related to professional development
- Tuition and fees
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 12, 2011
Students may apply online.