|Deadline: October 15, 2018, by 7:00 PM Central Standard Time (US)||Institution(s): Argonne National Laboratory Fellowships|
|Level of Study: Doctoral||Study in: United States.|
Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellowship:
The Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellowship is awarded internationally to outstanding doctoral scientists and engineers who are at early points in promising careers. That it bears the name of Goeppert Mayer underscores the prestige of this fellowship.
Candidates for the fellowships must display superb ability in scientific or engineering research and must show definite promise of becoming outstanding leaders in the research they pursue. Fellows work closely with an Argonne sponsor to pursue their research interests. Fellows are hired as an Argonne Scholar with full benefits, a highly competitive salary and a stipend for research support. Fellows may renew their appointments on an annual basis for up to 3 years, with the possibility of retention.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Artificial Intelligence.
- Quantum Information Sciences.
Up to 3 years.
(Fully Funded/ Paid Opportunity)
Fellows are hired as an Argonne Scholar with full benefits, a highly competitive salary and a stipend for research support.
The first two years of the fellowship are funded 100% by Argonne’s Laboratory Directed Research Development (LDRD) Program. The third year is funded 50% by LDRD and 50% by other programs identified by the fellow and sponsor. This model allows fellows to advance independent research as outlined in their fellowship proposal, while making significant contributions to other Laboratory initiatives.
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To be eligible for Argonne National Laboratory Fellowships, United States, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- you should display superb ability in scientific or engineering research and promise of becoming a global leader in the research you pursue.
- Proposals from all STEM disciplines are accepted and should align with Argonne or DOE missions.
- Proposals aligned with Quantum Information Sciences and Artificial Intelligence applied to Science are especially encouraged.
- Candidates should consult with their sponsors to determine the strategic alignment of proposals.
Please visit official website link given at the end. However, here are important steps to avail this scholarship:
First Step: To be considered for the Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellowship, candidates must apply through the application link. First, you have to create your own account from ”Sign Up” in the application link. Then, click ”Apply” from the application link. Briefly, complete application packages will include:
Research Proposal: Proposals should be submitted using the Research Proposal Template. For detailed instructions, refer to the Research Proposal Template Guidance at the end of this section. Both the guidance and template are accessible on the fellowships website.
- Graduate transcripts.
- Transcripts must include the name of the school, student’s name, the school’s watermark, official seal or symbol and the Registrar’s signature. If degree has been completed, transcripts must reflect degree date.
If the school does not provide transcripts, a copy of a diploma or letter from the Graduate School Office stating that you are enrolled or have completed all the requirements for the PhD is acceptable. This letter must be on official school letter head and signed by a representative from the Graduate School Office.
If the transcripts are not in English, please provide Translation of the information contained in the transcript and Brief summary of the information contained in the transcript.
Second Step: Sending these supporting materials to (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nomination form from Argonne sponsor (with copy to Division Director) that addresses the strengths of the candidate, the merits of the research proposal and how the candidate’s work is expected to contribute to org row Argonne’s research programs.
Three letters of recommendation from other than Argonne staff. It is strongly recommended that candidates requests letters from individuals who are familiar with the candidate’s work and can comment confidently on:
Candidate’s ability to perform independently and on a team.
Leadership qualities and ability to communicate effectively.
Candidate’s demonstrated independence of thought, ingenuity and maturity.
Major accomplishments and contributions to the candidate’s field.
How the candidate ranks compared to others at a similar career stage in the field.
For more information, click here.
- Letters should be in a PDF file from the individual(s) with a signature on official letterhead.In the subject line please include the name of the candidate.
It is advised that applicants contact sponsors and references well in advance of the application deadline to ensure that all materials are received on time. Late materials may not be accepted once the review process has begun. To inquire a bout the status of your application, pleases send an email to (email@example.com) with copy to your sponsor.