DOE Office of Science Research (SCGSR) Program For PhD students

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Applications are invited for DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program at a DOE laboratory for 3 to 12 consecutive months. The SCGSR Program provides supplemental awards for PhD students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research.

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 mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for graduate students. The Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program provides supplemental awards for Ph.D. students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory for 3 to 12 consecutive months.

Study Subject: 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.

Scholarship Award: The SCGSR program provides supplemental awards to support part of a graduate student’s thesis research to be conducted at a DOE laboratory. Supplemental awards are intended to cover incremental costs associated with living and travel expenses during the award period. Each awardees is eligible to receive the following benefits:
-Living Stipend: Awardees are eligible to receive a monthly stipend in the amount of up to $3,000 for general living expenses while at the host DOE laboratory during the award period. The actual monthly stipend amount will be based on an assessment of the individual’s situation, with factors under consideration including, but not limited to: duration of proposed research, location of home residence, and concurrent federal funding (Under normal circumstances, awardees will receive the maximum monthly stipend). Stipends are provided directly to the awardees through direct-deposit to the awardee’s designated bank account.
-Inbound and Outbound Transportation: Awardees are eligible to be reimbursed for their in-bound and out-bound travel expenses to the host DOE laboratory. Awardees are eligible for travel reimbursement only if the host DOE national laboratory is greater than 50 miles from their university/resident location. The reimbursement applies to transportation costs only (i.e. not other relocation costs) and is limited to a total travel benefit of up to $2,000 per award.
-The SCGSR program does not provide additional support for supplies, materials, or travel while conducting the SCGSR research project at the host DOE laboratory during the award period.
-In-bound travel: refers to transportation from awardees’ home residence to the host DOE laboratory at the beginning of the award term.
-Out-bound travel: refers to transportation from the host DOE Laboratory back to awardees’ home residence at the end of the award term.

Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this Scholarship:-
-Graduate students currently pursuing Ph.D. degrees in areas of physics, chemistry, material sciences, biology (non-medical), mathematics, engineering, computer or computational sciences, or specific areas of environmental sciences that are aligned with the mission of the Office of Science are eligible to apply for the supplemental research awards provided by the SCGSR program. Eligible graduate students must apply online.
-Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
-Minimum Age and U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency
-Academic Status
-Enrollment in a Qualified Graduate Program
-Graduate Research aligned with DOE Office of Science Research Programs
-Establishment of a Collaborating DOE Laboratory Scientist
In addition:
-Applicants are eligible to submit only one application per award cycle.
-An application whose SCGSR research proposal has the same scope as that of a previously awarded SCGSR application will not be considered.
-Individuals who meet all other eligibility requirements are eligible to receive more than one SCGSR award during the graduate education provided that the cumulative total of the award periods for all SCGSR awards do not exceed 12 months. If a current SCGSR Awardee is successful in competing for a new SCGSR award, the Awardee must successfully complete the current award and fulfill all their obligations and award terms and conditions associated with that award before the award start date of the new award to be eligible to receive that award.
-Minimum Age and U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency
-Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens at the time of application and be at least 18 years of age at the time of applying.

Nationality: US applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Usually, one person is considered as a Ph.D. candidate after completing all coursework requirements and is focusing primarily on the doctoral thesis research. At the time of application, applicants must have obtained their Ph.D. candidacy and must have established a defined graduate thesis project and graduate thesis advisor.

Supporting Material: All applications to the SCGSR program must be completed through the online application system.
The SCGSR Program Application Requirements Include:
-Required Fields of the Online Application System
-A SCGSR Research Proposal
-Official Graduate Transcripts and Proof of Ph.D. Candidacy
-Two Letters of Support.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 11, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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