The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. Entry-level graduate stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Relevant links:
- General information: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/rap/
- How to apply, including deadlines: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/RAP/PGA_046398
- Participating institutions: http://nrc58.nas.edu/RAPLab10/Opportunity/Programs.aspx
The next application deadline is February 1st. Well in advance of this deadline, applicants should contact prospective Advisor(s) at the lab(s) to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.