Carnegie Institution of Washington Geophysical Laboratory Summer Scholars Program

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 Deadline: 

February 28, 2014
   

Start Date: 

June 2, 2014
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks, June 2 to August 9, 2014
   

Location: 

Washington, DC
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

During the program, students conduct an individual research project under the guidance of staff members of the Geophysical Laboratory or the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. A variety of research fields are available for study, including: experimental petrology, mineralogy, mineral physics, seismology, planetary sciences and astronomy, biogeochemistry and related chemical sciences. Students will also tour other DC area research facilities and participate in a weekly seminar program.
   

Benefits: 

$4,500 stipend, on-campus housing, and round-trip travel

   

Major(s): 

Not Specified

   

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 and SAT/ACT Scores
 

Contact: 

Dr. Stephen Gramsch
Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington
5251 Broad Branch Rd., NW
Washington, DC 20015-1305
Phone: (202) 478-8939    
Email: s.gramsch@gl.ciw.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://people.gl.ciw.edu/summerscholars/index.html
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