Students with undergraduate degrees in the physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering are eligible to apply for the Nuclear Forensics Graduate Fellowship. Graduate students in these technical disciplines who will have at least two full years of graduate work remaining at the beginning of September 2013 are also eligible. Applicants must be pursuing or planning to pursue doctoral study in specialties directly relevant to technical nuclear forensics. These specialties include but are not limited to radiochemistry, geochemistry, nuclear physics, nuclear engineering, materials science, and analytical chemistry.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens. It is the policy of the South Carolina Universities Research and Education Foundation (SCUREF) and its contractor, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), to recruit and nominate participants without regard to race, age, gender, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, or special disabled or veteran status.
The current competition cycle for this program is from November 2012 - February 1, 2013. The MUSC Office of Special Programs must receive all parts of the application by February 1, 2013. GRE scores are required for a complete application. Scores earned before November 2003 will not be accepted. MUSC will not process late and/or incomplete applications. Please include the fellowship program name on all correspondence.
A complete application includes the following components:
Three (3) References
GRE scores (ETS code 5949)
Proof of U.S. Citizenship (copy of birth certificate or U.S. passport)
Application materials should be submitted electronically through the SCUREF website (www.scuref.org). If you are unable to submit the application electronically, completed application materials can be mailed to the address below.
Medical University of South Carolina
Office of Special Programs, NFGFP
19 Hagood Avenue, HOT 304-H4
Charleston, SC 29425-8510
For additional information or assistance, please contact the MUSC Office of Special Programs at (843) 792-0832 or email@example.com.