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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Competition Details

Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis

Goes By: NESLS
Fellowship Website

Provides 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

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
Year of Study Funded Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctoral
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Areas of Interest: Summer Opportunity, Research, Environment
Language Funding No
Location Domestic

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


NESLS Fall Electronic Deadline
Sunday, September 15, 2019

NESLS Spring Electronic Deadline
Monday, January 6, 2020

NESLS Summer Electronic Deadline
Friday, February 28, 2020

Last updated: June 5, 2018

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