DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions

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 Deadline: 

Deadlines vary from early October 2018 through March 2019
   

Start Date: 

Summer
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks
   

Location: 

Varies by Program
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. •This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). •The DHS Centers network is an extended consortium of hundreds of universities generating ground-breaking ideas for new technologies and critical knowledge, while also relying on each other’s capabilities to serve the Department’s many mission needs. The Centers research portfolio is a mix of basic and applied research addressing both short and long term needs. The DHS Centers organize leading experts and researchers to conduct multidisciplinary homeland security research and education. Each Center is university-led or co-led in collaboration with partners from other institutions, agencies, national laboratories, think tanks and the private sector.
   

Benefits: 

Stipend of $600 per week. A housing and travel allowance is included for those living more than 50 miles, one-way, from their assigned DHS center with other restrictions/requirements. Visit website for more details.

   

Major(s): 

Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
See Web site for more information

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
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: 

DHS Representative
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, PO Box 117
DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions, MS-36
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117

Email: dhsed@orau.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/faculty/index.html
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