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DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions


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Description:
The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). The SRT Program and DHS Centers are sponsored by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs.

Faculty: receive a $1,200 weekly stipend and are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding at the end of their appointment.

Graduate students: receive a $700 weekly stipend.

Undergraduate students: receive a $600 weekly stipend.

All participants may be eligible to receive housing and travel allowances.

10-week research experiences are offered at university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers).

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more. Additional information regarding DHS Areas of Research may be found on the program website.

U.S. citizenship required

Previous program participants may apply.

Application deadline: December 29, 2017, 11:59 pm EST.

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3684

Detailed information about the program can be found at: www.orau.gov/dhseducation/faculty/index.html

For questions please email us at dhsed@orau.org.

DHS has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage this program.

Contact:

Lucas Reigelsperger - Sciedprograms@orau.org

Program Specialist


Application Deadline: 12/29/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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Northeastern University (Lead)
University of Alaska, Anchorage
University of Houston
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Genetics & Genomics
Linguistics & Speech Sciences
Management
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Plant Sciences

Keywords:
Applied Physics
Biochemical Engineering
Computational Linguistics
Computational Methodologies
Computational Modeling
Data Analysis
Earth System Science
Geobiology

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Defense


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