The length of your appointment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory may vary based on the program in which you are participating. All educational appointments have a time limit for participation. Some programs, such as the DOE SULIVFP, and CCI programs, also limit the number of times you can apply and participate.

Appointments may be extended, but extensions are contingent upon program type, funding availability, and recommendation of your mentor.

An extension must be initiated by the mentor. If your mentor wishes to extend your appointment, they will contact the division’s education coordinator to begin the necessary paperwork. Once ORISE has received approval of the extension from ORNL, we will send you an extension letter with the new appointment end date and any additional changes.

You may be required to submit a progress report to ORISE at the time of your extension. If this is required, you will receive instructions.