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Scholarships, internships, and fellowships limited to U.S citizens, and legal residents.


FELLOWSHIPS

Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF)
Deadline Open
Deadline details January
Disciplines Physical Sciences. Open to senior undergraduate students and first- and second-year PhD students focusing their studies on high energy density physics, nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics.
Requirements The summer should be spent conducting full-time research related to the completion of one’s degree, enrolled in classes or on a practicum assignment at one of the DOE NNSA laboratories. Each Fellow’s department must waive any teaching requirements beyond one term.
Description The Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) program provides excellent financial benefits and professional development opportunities to students pursuing a PhD in fields of study that solve complex science and engineering problems critical to stewardship science. Renewable up to four years.
Citizenship Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Award Amount $36,000 stipend plus tuition; $1,000 yearly academic allowance to be used for research or professional development expenses..
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant.
Contact Information Krell Institute DOE NNSA SSGF Program 1609 Golden Aspen Drive Suite 101 Ames, Iowa 50010
Phone: (515)956-3696
Email : www.krellinst.org/ssgf/contact-us
Website URL :www.krellinst.org/ssgf

Department of Defense (DOD), National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Deadline December
Deadline details TBA
Disciplines Life Sciences. Physical Sciences. School of Engineering. Health Sciences. School of Public Health. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering; Biosciences; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Cognitive, Neural and Behavioral Sciences; Computer and Computational Sciences; Electrical Engineering; Geosciences; Materials Science and Engineering; Mathematics;, Mechanical Engineering; Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering; Oceanography; Physics.
Requirements Fellows do not incur any military or other service obligation. Fellowships are intended for students at or near the beginning of their doctoral studies in science or engineering. Applicants must have received or be on track to receive their bachelor’s degrees by the end of the academic year.
Description Approximately 200 three-year fellowships, support graduate study leading to a doctoral degree in science and engineering disciplines of military importance.
Citizenship Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Award Amount Stipend of $30,500 for the first year, $31,000 for the second year, and $31,500 for the third year in addition to full tuition and required fees(excluding room and board), and up to $1,000 per year for medical insurance.
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant.
Contact Information NDSEG Fellowship Program C/O American Society for Engineering Education 1818 N Street, NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202)649-3831
Email : ndseg@asee.org
Website URL :ndseg.asee.org

The HERTZ Foundation – Graduate Fellowship Award
Deadline Closed
Deadline details October 29, 2016
Disciplines Physical Sciences. School of Engineering. School of Public Health. Business, Chemistry, Communications and Graphic Design, Computer Sciences, Earth and Geosciences, Engineering, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Environmental Monitoring/Management, Forestry, Industrial Hygiene, Life Health and Medical Sciences, Material Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Other Physical Sciences, Physics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Waste Management, Wildlife Management
Requirements Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences or mathematics who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency (see ourMoral Commitment
Description The Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all of the participating schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Hertz Fellows therefore have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice among participating schools.
Citizenship Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Award Amount Option 1 – Five Year Hertz

  • $32,000/ 9-month personal stipend
  • Full tuition equivalent
  • Renewable for up to 5 years

Option 2 – Five-Year Coordinated

  • Hertz Period – Two Years
  • $38,000/ 9-month personal stipend
  • Full tuition equivalent

Other Fellowship Period – Up to Three Years

  • $6,000/ year supplemental stipend* from Hertz
  • Requires Awardee to accept a 3-year Fellowship from another source
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant.
Contact Information 2300 First St., Ste 250   |   Livermore, CA 94550   |   925.373.1642
Website URL : http://hertzfoundation.org/dx/fellowships/fellowshipaward.aspx
DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship 
Deadline Open
Deadline details January 18 – 2017
Disciplines DOE CSGF recipients use math and computers to conduct doctoral research in many fields, including: Applied Mathematics, Astrophysics, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences, Materials Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Physics
Requirements The DOE CSGF is open to U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who plan full-time, uninterrupted study toward a Ph.D. at an accredited U.S. university. We encourage applications from students in engineering and the physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences who meet the following eligibility requirements. The fellowship provides four years of support, but must be renewed each summer.
Description During the fellowship period, fellows are required to be enrolled as full-time graduate students at an accredited U.S. college or university and conduct research in areas of interest to the DOE. The summer should be spent conducting full-time research related to the completion of one’s degree program, enrolled in classes or on a practicum assignment. This equal opportunity program is open to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, physical disability or national origin.
Citizenship Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Award Amount The DOE CSGF has defining benefits that set it apart from other science- and engineering-focused graduate fellowships:
A yearly stipend of $36,000
Payment of full tuition and required fees during the appointment period (at any accredited U.S. university)
A $5,000 academic allowance in the first fellowship year and a $1,000 allowance each renewed year (to be used for the purchase of a computer workstation or for research/professional development expenses)
Up to four years of total support, depending on renewal
Academic Level Undergraduate seniors
Applicants with no more than B.S. or B.A. degrees who are not enrolled in graduate school
First-year graduate students (M.S. degree or Ph.D. students without an M.S. degree)
Award Type Fellowship/Grant.
Contact Information Website URL : https://www.krellinst.org/csgf/

SCHOLARSHIPS

SMART Scholarship Program from SMART Participants and DoD Personnel
Deadline December 2016
Deadline details
Disciplines Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering • Biosciences • Chemical Engineering • Chemistry • Civil Engineering • Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences • Computer and Computational Sciences • Electrical Engineering • Geosciences • Industrial and Systems Engineering (technical tracks only) • Information Sciences • Materials Science and Engineering (technical tracks only) • Mathematics • Mechanical Engineering • Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering • Nuclear Engineering • Oceanography • Operations Research • Physics
Requirements Able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories,
willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD,
a student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of award and, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the disciplines listed on the About SMART page.
Description Science, Mathematics, and Research For Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Program is a scholarship-for-service program designed to produce the next generation of DoD S&T leaders.
Citizenship A citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom at time of application,
Award Amount Cash award paid at a rate of $25,000 – $38,000 per year, depending on prior educational experience. Full tuition and related education expenses. Health insurance allowance. Book allowance. Summer internships (multi-year participants). Post-graduation career opportunities
Academic Level SMART offers scholarships to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for excelling in STEM fields.
Award Type Scholarship
Contact Information Website URL : https://smart.asee.org/
The 10th Circle Student Scholarship
Deadline February 15th
Deadline details
Disciplines No specific course of study or major required
Requirements This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education as well as expand their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world.
Description This scholarship grant is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education as well as expand their social responsibility and community service footprint in the world
Citizenship No citizenship requirements
Award Amount Cash award paid at a rate of $1000
Academic Level Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Award Type Scholarship
Contact Information Email: scholarships@the10thcircle.com

                   

INTERNSHIPS

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for graduate students
Deadline Closed
Deadline details Suggested Deadlines: 02/01/2016-summer, 06/01/2016-fall, 10/01/2015-spring
Disciplines Physical Sciences. School of Engineering. School of Public Health. Business, Chemistry, Communications and Graphic Design, Computer Sciences, Earth and Geosciences, Engineering, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Environmental Monitoring/Management, Forestry, Industrial Hygiene, Life Health and Medical Sciences, Material Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Other Physical Sciences, Physics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Waste Management, Wildlife Management
Requirements Must be at least 18 years old, currently enrolled in a master’s or Ph.D. program at a U.S. accredited institution, have completed at least one term or be in the first term of a graduate program and have a GPA of at least 2.5.
Description The program provides research awards at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for 10-52 weeks consecutively. ORNL conducts basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions that strengthen the nation’s leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.
Citizenship Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Award Amount Stipend $600/week, one round trip between home or school and ORNL, if permanent address is more that 60 miles from Oak Ridge, housing allowance (for students whose permanent address is more than 60 miles from Oak Ridge)
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student. Working on Master’s Thesis. Working on Doctoral Dissertation.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact Information Science Education Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory Building 5100, MS-6173 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6173
Phone: (865)576-3427
Email : Cheryl.Terry@orau.org
Website URL :www3.orau.gov/ORNL_TOppS/Posting/Details/462
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Graduate Research Assistant Program
Deadline Open
Deadline details Open Deadline
Disciplines Life Sciences. Physical Sciences. School of Engineering. Health Sciences. School of Public Health. Technical disciplines including chemistry; computer science; earth and space science; environmental science; materials science; mathematics; physics; and astrophysics.
Requirements Must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and have completed a bachelor’s degree by date of hire.
Description The laboratory’s focus is on defense and weapons systems, arms control programs, and basic research in national security and energy needs. Graduate research assistant appointments are available for 90 days up to one year, with the option for renewal.
Citizenship No citizenship requirements.
Award Amount Competitive stipends and benefits offered.
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact Information GRA Program Coordinator STB/EPDO PO Box 1663, MS M709 Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM 87545
Phone: (505)667-4866
Email : bmontoya@lanl.gov
Website URL :www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/student-internships/graduate/index.php

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