Current CDC Research Opportunities
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The ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC accept applications from students, recent graduates, and faculty researchers year round.
Each opportunity listed below contains instructions concerning the process for submitting an application and other supporting documents.
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships … The online application will close on December 18, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. EST.
As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award approximately 200 new three-year graduate fellowships in April 2015, subject to the availability of funds. The DoD will offer these fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within one of the fifteen following disciplines:
- Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
- Computer and Computational Sciences
- Electrical Engineering
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering