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NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program


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NNSA GFP National Deadline
Monday, October 2, 2023

About this Fellowship

The National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship Program provides a one-year, salaried fellowship at NNSA offices and sites across the nation.

This fellowship, supported by the Department of Energy, is designed to train leaders in nuclear security from a variety of backgrounds (including STEM, the social sciences, and business) who are interested in nuclear energy and related policy.

The program is open to students of diverse technical, policy, business, and project management backgrounds with a passion for the NNSA mission: Strengthen the nation through nuclear security.

Applicants should have a career interest in U.S. and national security and must be able to obtain a security clearance.

Award Value

Annual salary ($53,300 Master's in Progress, $60,000 Post Master's, $70,500 Post Doc) Hiring incentive: $4,000 (taxed) Training, professional development, and networking opportunities Tuition reimbursement (criteria apply) $10,000 travel/training allotment Comprehensive benefits package

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: November 2, 2023

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