Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more. Additional information regarding DHS Areas of Research may be found on the program website.
U.S. citizenship required
Previous program participants may apply.
Application deadline: December 21, 2018 11:59 pm EST.
How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at
From our 114-member university consortium to our strategic partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), we bring together university faculty and students to collaborate on major scientific initiatives that help keep America on the leading edge of science and technology.
In addition, we leverage the collective capabilities of our university consortium by partnering with other national laboratories, government agencies, and private industry to:
* Strengthen America’s scientific research and education enterprise to enhance global competitiveness
* Build public trust and confidence in the management of worker health and environmental clean-up initiatives
* Enhance our nation’s preparedness to respond to emergencies related to terrorist incidents, natural disasters and health threats
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