Nuclear Forensics Graduate Fellowship (NFGF) Program
The NFGF program provides support to graduate students pursing doctoral degrees in nuclear, geochemical, and other disciplines directly related to nuclear forensics. This program aims to develop the next generation of highly qualified scientists to meet U.S. Government needs for nuclear forensics expertise and to build a viable student career path in nuclear forensics. Fellows gain unique, hands-on experience through laboratory practicums and close interaction with technical and policy experts throughout the nuclear forensics community.
12-month initial appointment renewable for up to a total of 60 months or 5 years.
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
19 participating universities nationwide
Each fellow will receive a monthly stipend of $2,100, and tuition is paid directly to the university.
To be considered you must:
- Be a graduate student with an undergraduate degree in the physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering
- Be pursuing or planning to pursue doctoral study in specialties directly relevant to technical nuclear forensics, which include but are not limited to radiochemistry, geochemistry, nuclear physics, nuclear engineering, materials science, and analytical chemistry
- Be a U.S. citizen
Application Requirements and How to Apply
A complete application includes:
- Online application
- Three letters of recommendation
- Official transcript
- GRE scores
- Proof of U.S. citizenship
Who to Contact for Additional Information
For more information on the NFGF Program, please email email@example.com with "NFGF" in the subject line.