The Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship in Science, Technology and Global Security

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 Deadline: 

February 15, 2013
   

Start Date: 

Not Specified
   

Duration: 

One-Year Fellowship
   

Location: 

Based on student's location (Fellowship can fund student's research project wherever it is being conducted)
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Scholarships
   

Description: 

The Leonard M. Rieser Research Fellowship will annually provide one-time awards of up to $5,000 to three to five undergraduate students seeking to explore the connections between science, global security, and public policy. Applicants will submit a project proposal for how the fellowship be used to explore these areas. The award will be presented to students whose academic interests, extracurricular activities, and career aspirations demonstrate an interest in the role of scientists in formulating public policy and in addressing global security policy challenges. The fellowship may be used to provide a stipend for an otherwise unpaid full-time internship, to underwrite the cost of travel to support academic research, to provide housing for research being conducted out of town, for participation or travel to conferences where the fellow presents academic research, or to underwrite the production costs of a special project ranging from laboratory work to the making of a documentary film.
   

Benefits: 

One-time award of up to $4,000

   

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: Proposed Project Budget
 

Contact: 

Mr. Kendal Gladish
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
1155 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: (773) 382-0723    
Email: kgladish@thebulletin.org

 

Program Website: 

http://thebulletin.org/leonard-m-rieser-fellowship
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