U.S. Opportunity for graduate students to partner with DOE National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S. (source: flickr/ NNSANews, creative commons)
Alexander Richter 27 Sep 2019

Under the Graduate Student Research Program of the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy, outstanding graduate students will have the opportunity to partner with the National Laboratories in the U.S. with a sponsorship. Applications open until November 14, 2019.

The Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy has shared details about its Graduate Student Research Program providing awards to graduate students on research at DOE National Laboratories.

The goal of the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is to prepare graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at DOE laboratories.  The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory/facility in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories/facilities.

The SCGSR program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS), in collaboration with the 6 Office of Science research programs and the DOE national laboratories/facilities. Online application and awards administration support is provided by Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE) under Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).

The SCGSR program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to conduct part of their thesis research at a host DOE laboratory/facility in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist within a defined award period. Collaborating DOE Laboratory Scientists may be from any of the participating DOE national laboratories/facilities. The award period for the proposed research project at DOE laboratories/facilities may range from 3 to 12 consecutive months.

The Office of Science Solicitation 2 for Priority Research Areas for 2019

Deadline for Applications under the 2019 Solicitation 2 is November 14, 2019 – 5:00 PM ET

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Source: OSTI