Call for applications closes March 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 4, 2017

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is currently accepting applications for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship Program, a 10-week program for graduate students pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics or applied mathematics.

To qualify, applicants must be enrolled as a graduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university, have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher and be pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics or applied mathematics. Students graduating with a doctoral degree prior to the expected internship start date are not eligible.

Selected participants will receive a stipend of $1,200 per week for their participation in the internship and limited travel reimbursement. All applications must be submitted by March. 1, 2017. For more information about the program and application, visit www.orise.orau.gov/nsf-msgi/.

The NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences aims to provide opportunities to enrich the training of graduate students in the mathematical sciences by providing opportunities for mathematical sciences doctoral students to participate in internships at U.S. national laboratories, industry and other approved facilities.  Participation in an internship will provide first-hand experience of the use of mathematics in a nonacademic setting.

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The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a world-class DOE institute designed to strengthen a scientific workforce; promote the integrity of scientific research through peer review; provide 24/7 medical response to radiation accidents; evaluate human health data to protect workers from occupational hazards; and conduct independent environmental cleanup assessments.