U.S. Department of Homeland Security Programs in Nuclear Forensics: Application Information

Jan 09, 2012
By Spectroscopy Editors

The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office in the Department of Homeland Security launched the National Nuclear Forensic Expertise Development Program (NNFEDP) in 2008. The NNFEDP is an interagency effort committed to developing and maintaining a robust academic and technical pipeline to strengthen the nuclear forensics workforce. Since its inception, the NNFEDP has provided support to over 170 students and faculty, as well as five major universities. In fiscal year 2012, opportunities will be based upon the availability of funding.

Application Information

Application deadlines for 2012 begin as early as February 1. Please see the links or contacts below for details.

Undergraduate Scholarships

http://scuref.org/nfus-overview or Gayle Bumgarner gbumgarner@scuref.org

Undergraduate Summer School

http://institute.lanl.gov/institutes/application/or Susan Ramsay ramsay@lanl.gov

Graduate Fellowships

http://scuref.org/nfgf-overview or Nicole Huchet nhuchet@scuref.org

Seaborg Institute

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory https://www-pls.llnl.gov/?url=jobs_and_internships-pls_student_programs or Susan Ramsay ramsay@lanl.gov

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Contact DNDO.Info@dhs.gov

University Education Awards

http://www.scuref.com/nfea-overview or Dr. Michael G. Schmidt schmidtm@musc.edu

Junior Faculty Awards

http://www.scuref.com/nfjfa-overview or Dr. William A. Pirkle BillP@usca.edu

Academic Research Initiative

http://www.nsf.gov/

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