Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory National Undergraduate Fellowship Program

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 Deadline: 

February 14, 2014
   

Start Date: 

June 9, 2014
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks, June 9 to August 15, 2014
   

Location: 

1 Week in Princeton, NJ, followed by 9 weeks at one of many participating research laboratories around the country
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

This program provides undergraduates with an opportunity to conduct research in the disciplines that comprise the plasma sciences in general and fusion research in particular. The goal of the program is to stimulate interest in the fields relevant to fusion research while providing capable assistants for fusion research projects. The summer program consists of a one-week introductory course in plasma physics held at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory that will cover the basic elements of plasma physics followed by an eight-week research assignment at one of the participating universities and national laboratories.
   

Benefits: 

$5,000 stipend, transportation and housing; some meals are covered for the week at Princeton

   

Major(s): 

Engineering
Mathematics
Computer Science
Physics

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Deedee Ortiz
Science Education Program, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
P.O. Box 451
Princeton, NJ 08543
Phone: (609) 243-3049     Fax: (609) 243-2112
Email: dortiz@pppl.gov

 

Program Website: 

http://www.pppl.gov/education/science-education
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