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Administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

For more detailed information, please visit the
NRC HBCU Research Participation Program's home page.

Description: opportunities to participate in ongoing Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)  research and development

Discipline(s): physical sciences, computer sciences, engineering, geosciences, health physics, mathematics, molecular/radiation biology, materials science, statistics-related nuclear material control, accounting

Eligibility: full-time faculty from historically black colleges or universities; U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents

Location(s): Laboratories where Nuclear Regulatory Commission research is being conducted. Some appointments at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); some campus appointments at host universities under the guidance of principal investigators who have Nuclear Regulatory Commission research grants

Duration: 10 to 12 weeks for summer appointments; some nine to 12-month on-campus appointments

Frequency: annually

Awards made: number varies

Deadline(s): third Tuesday in January

Benefits: stipend of $3,800 per month or normal monthly salary rate, whichever is greater; limited travel reimbursement (round-trip transportation expenses between facility and home or campus)

Funding source(s): U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Project Manager

M. Elizabeth Kittrell
(865) 241-3319

Program Specialist

Pat Pressley
(865) 576-3409

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