Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Description:   Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (HERE at ORNL) provides research opportunities and associated activities for entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate students and recent BS and AAS graduates. The program is designed to complement academic programs by utilizing the unique resources of ORNL to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, encourage careers in science and technology, and improve scientific literacy, while at the same time contributing to the Laboratory mission.

Discipline(s):   life, health, and medical sciences; mathematics; computer science; physical sciences; earth, environmental, and marine sciences; engineering

Eligibility:  U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents. Precollege students (during the summer after high school graduation and before entrance to college; at least 18), undergraduate students, Post-AAS, Post-BS

Location(s):   Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, Tenn.); http://www.ornl.gov

Duration:   Anytime; varies with academic level; full-time or part-time appointments

Frequency:  Continuing

Awards made:  Varies

Deadline(s):  Application is always open but for best results apply by February 1 for summer appointments, June 1 for fall/winter appointments, and October 1 for spring appointments

Benefits:  Stipend varies with academic level; one round-trip travel reimbursement and housing allowance (if eligible)

Funding source(s):  Oak Ridge National Laboratory

How to apply:  Science Education Programs at ORNL

Contact(s):
Project Manager Program Specialist
Leslie Fox Karen Cleveland
ornledu@orau.org ornledu@orau.org

 

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