The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors awards for postdoctoral and senior researchersat participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from$45,000 – $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate levelawards are also available. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.
Four annual review cycles:
- May: Opens March 1; Closes May 1
- August: Opens June 1; Closes May 1
- November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1
- February: Opens December 1; Closes February 1
Applicants should contact prospective Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.
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