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 [email protected]

Undergraduate Summer School

http://institute.lanl.gov/institutes/application/or Susan Ramsay [email protected]

Graduate Fellowships

http://scuref.org/nfgf-overview or Nicole Huchet [email protected]

Seaborg Institute

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory https://www-pls.llnl.gov/?url=jobs_and_internships-pls_student_programs or Susan Ramsay [email protected]

Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Contact [email protected]

University Education Awards

http://www.scuref.com/nfea-overview or Dr. Michael G. Schmidt [email protected]

Junior Faculty Awards

http://www.scuref.com/nfjfa-overview or Dr. William A. Pirkle [email protected]

Academic Research Initiative


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