NRC Research Associateship Program Applications

NRC Research Associateship Programs Application Information

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level awards are also available.These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign  nationals.

Four annual review cycles:
Annual Review Cycle Opens Closes
November September 1 November 1
February December 1 February 1
May March 1 May 1
August June 1 August 1

Applicants should contact prospective Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding  opportunities.

For more information:

NAS web site
Application Instructions and Requirements