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NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Solar Physics Division American Astronomical Society offers fellowships for postdoctoral studies in solar physics. The fellowship program is open to international and domestic scientists, focusing on Earth science, planetary science, heliophysics, astrophysics, biological and physical science, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration systems, space operations, space technology, and astrobiology. Fellowships are awarded for up to three years and include a stipend of $70,000 per year.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

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Brief Description

  • Organization: The Solar Physics Division American Astronomical Society
  • Course level: Fellowship is available for pursuing a postdoctoral program
  • Award amount: $70,000
  • Number of awards: several
  • Eligible countries: The U.S. and International scientists are eligible to apply for this fellowship program.
  • Subjects: Earth science, planetary science, heliophysics, astrophysics, biological and physical science, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration systems, space operations, space technology, and astrobiology.
  • Eligible courses: Ph.D
  • Eligibility: International and Domestic Scientists

About

The NASA Postdoctoral Program is an opportunity for early-career scientists to contribute to NASA’s scientific goals through advanced research. The program supports fundamental science, encourages intellectual growth, and promotes scientific connections. This program is an excellent way for young scientists to gain experience and make a difference in their field.

Eligibility

Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments that advance NASA’s missions in Earth science, planetary science, heliophysics, astrophysics, biological and physical science, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration systems, space operations, space technology, and astrobiology.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree before beginning the fellowship but may apply while completing the requirements. 

How to Apply

The Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Nonproliferation and International Security (NA-24) administers the Predoctoral Fellowships for Minority Students program.

Applications are accepted every year: March 1, July 1, and November 1. For further information and to apply.

Benefits

Stipends start at $70,000 annually, with supplements for higher cost-of-living areas and certain academic specialties. Financial assistance is available for relocation and health insurance, and $10,000 per year is provided for travel and professional development.

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