The Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School (NFUSS) is a six-week course, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), designed to provide undergraduate students with comprehensive, experimental, hands-on training in topics essential to nuclear forensics. Through laboratory experiments and complementary lectures, students are introduced to the practice and technical aspects of nuclear forensic science. The NFUSS program will be held at the University of Texas-Austin and will also include a tour of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
- Be at least 18 years old at time of application
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Be enrolled full-time as a degree-seeking student in a science, mathematics, or engineering program at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university
- Have completed at least two years of college-level coursework
- Have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
You will receive a $5,000 stipend, and the program will cover your tuition, fees, housing, meals, and travel reimbursement for the program at the University of Texas-Austin and for the field trip to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
How to Apply
Submit your application here: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/ORNL-NTNFC-NFUSS-Summer2020
Applications must be submitted by March 6, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. ET.