Research Resources, Opportunities, Funding, & Grants

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The College of Arts and Sciences work with the Office of Research Development to provide and present opportunities to Faculty Researchers and Scholars, including undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.  Please check this resource page often for opportunities.

Office of Research Devlopment 

Office of the Dean
Alain Locke Hall
2441 6th Street NW, Suite 101
Washington, DC 20059
Phone: 202-806-6700

Opportunities for: Faculty & Postdoctoral Researchers

Opportunities for: Graduate Students

2021 Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

The Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program offers scientists and engineers from a wide variety of disciplines unique opportunities to conduct research in a wide range of topics relevant to the Intelligence Community. The research is conducted by the Postdocs, while working in partnership with a Research Advisor and collaborating with an advisor from the Intelligence Community.

In partnership with the Research Advisor, the Postdoc composes and submits a technical proposal that responds to a research opportunity identified at:

Award Details:

  • Stipends range from $75,000 to $79,000, depending on research location.
  • Annual travel budget of up to $6,000
  • Appointments for two years, and option to extend for a third year
  • Host institutions receive an annual laboratory budget of up to $5,000. 
  • Advisors receive a $10,000 stipend and a travel budget of up to $2,000.

Postdoc Eligibility:

  • U. S. citizenship required

Ph.D. received within 5 years of the application deadline


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Opportunities for: Undergraduate Students

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summer 2021 Internship Opportunities

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the largest U.S. Department of Energy science and energy laboratory, participates in DOE's Community College Internships (CCI) and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) programs. These programs are sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with DOE national laboratories. The CCI and SULI programs are now accepting applications for spring 2021! The deadline to apply is January 12, 2021, at 5 p.m. ET.


About the CCI Program
The Community College Internships (CCI) program encourages community college students to enter technical careers relevant to the Department of Energy (DOE) mission by providing technical training experiences at DOE laboratories. Selected students contribute to technologies or instrumentation projects under the guidance of laboratory scientists or engineers. Apply now!

About the SULI Program
The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students and recent graduates to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at Department of Energy laboratories. Selected students perform research under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers. Apply now!

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