JSA/JEFFERSON LAB GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

SPONSORING AGENCY: JSA Initiatives Fund

PURPOSE: The JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program contributes to addressing the nation's commitment to grow our future science leaders and researchers by providing the environment and financial resources for graduate students to work alongside Jefferson Lab researchers as they continue their academic studies and pursue research opportunities in this specialized field of science. Since the Fellowship Program was first established in 1989, over 140 fellowships have been awarded to graduate students for research at the Jefferson Lab.

FIELDS:

  • Nuclear and Related Particle Physics
    Accelerator Physics
    Associated Science and Engineering Fields

ELIGIBILITY: Graduate students must be enrolled full-time in a releve nt doctoral programs at a SURA university. (NC State University is a SURA member institution.) Students may apply at any stage during their graduate work, as well as during their senior year.

EVALUATION AND SELECTION: JSA will appoint a Fellowship Selection Committee that will read and evaluate eligible applications and make its recommendations for awards to the JSA Programs Committee. The Selection Committee will consider the following criteria:

  1. Merit and quality of proposed research based on applicant's research plan
  2. Utility and relevance of proposed research to the Jefferson Lab, including proposed utilization of Lab resources
  3. Likelihood that proposed research objectives can be accomplished by graduation
  4. Academic qualifications from official transcripts and GRE scores
  5. Letters of recommendation
  6. Overall completeness of application package

CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT: Fellows will be required to be enrolled full time in study leading to a doctoral degree. An individual accepting this award may not concurrently hold another major full-time fellowship or traineeship.

STIPEND: Please refer to the Program Guidelines on the JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program web site.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 28, 2011