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Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis

Goes By: NESLS

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

Provides 10 week research opportunity at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for engineering students currently enrolled at a US university.

The Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS) program is a cooperative research initiative geared toward students working in physics and nuclear engineering applications. Through one- to three-year summer internships, NESLS offers engineering students and faculty on-the-job educational and research opportunities at a multidisciplinary national laboratory.

Supported Disciplines:




•Computer Sciences

•Earth and Geosciences

•Environmental and Marine Sciences

•Environmental Monitoring/Management

•Life Health and Medical Sciences

•Material Science

•Mathematics and Statistics

•Other Physical Sciences

•Waste Management

•Wildlife Management

Deadlines vary by internship period (Spring, Summer, Fall). Previous deadlines have been in January, February, and September but are subject to change each year. Be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline.

Award Value

Travel and housing allowance, weekly stipend varies according to academic year (from $529-$935 per week).

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: July 22, 2022

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