Undergraduate Fellowships in Nuclear Chemistry & Radiochemistry

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 Deadline: 

February 1, 2013
   

Start Date: 

June 17, 2013
   

Duration: 

Six weeks, June 17 - July 26, 2013
   

Location: 

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA or Brookhaven National Laboratory, Uptown, NY
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The formal program consists of lecture and laboratory components which cover the fundamentals of nuclear theory, radiochemistry, nuclear instrumentation, radiological safety, and applications to related fields. In addition, there are special symposia, guest lectures, and field trips to nearby research centers. Topics include nuclear theory, radiochemistry, nuclear instrumentation, radiological safety, nuclear medicine, nuclear power, fundamental particle physics, and environmental radiochemistry.
   

Benefits: 

Stipend of $4,000. Paid tuition (six semester units), transportation, room & board, textbooks, laboratory supplies, and laboratory manuals. Students who complete the course are encouraged to join a research project the following summer at a university or federal institution. Considerable personal assistance will be provided to secure summer positions and admission to Ph.D. and MD programs at leading universities. Six semester-units of transferable academic credit will be awarded by San Jose State University and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

   

Major(s): 

Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
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 and SAT/ACT Scores
 

Contact: 

Professor J. David Robertson
ACS Summer Schools in Nuclear & Radiochemistry, Department of Chemistry
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 573-882-5346     Fax: 573-882-2754
Email: robertsonjo@missouri.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.cofc.edu/~nuclear/nukess.html
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