Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science
Currently accepting applications through January 5, 2022.
The DOE NNSA SSGF provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing a Ph.D. in areas of interest to stewardship science, such as properties of materials under extreme conditions and hydrodynamics, nuclear science, or high energy density physics. Renewable up to four years, the fellowship is open to U.S. citizens who plan full-time, uninterrupted study toward a doctoral degree at an accredited U.S. university; senior undergraduates and first- and second-year graduate students may apply. Benefits include a $38,000 yearly stipend, payment of full tuition and required fees, yearly program review participation, an annual professional development allowance, and a 12-week DOE laboratory research practicum experience.
You’ll find application details and a downloadable poster here, and you may read more about the pursuits of fellows and alumni via their annual Stewardship Science publication here. A comprehensive FAQ and specifics regarding submission components and required supporting materials can be accessed via the application portal.