Theory Studentship

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JSA/Jefferson Lab Distinguished Theory Student Fellowship


Jefferson Lab and Jefferson Science Associates, LLC, are pleased to announce the JSA/JLab Distinguished Theory Student Fellowship, a program creating a new generation of theoretical physicists.

Students in the final year of their undergraduate degree programs are invited to apply for the two-year fellowship, which will be based at the US Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia.

The fellowship recipient will be a full member of Jefferson Lab's Theory Center and will be enrolled at Hampton University, Old Dominion University or The College of William and Mary, where he or she will obtain a PhD. In addition to a stipend and tuition, the fellowship provides a supplement of $3,000 per annum, an annual travel allowance of $2,000, and a grant in the first year of $2,000 for a computer, books and supplies. At the end of the fellowship, the recipient will be supported by Jefferson Lab, provided he or she pursues a program of research of interest to Jefferson Lab's Theory Center.

Applications, which must include an academic transcript, three letters of recommendation, and a one-page description of interest in Jefferson Lab's program, should be submitted by 15th February, 2011 to

Search Committee JSA/JLab Distinguished Theory Student Fellowship Jefferson Lab 12000 Jefferson Avenue, Suite #1 Newport News, VA 23606 USA

Additional details about the fellowship, the application procedure and Jefferson Lab can be found at

http://www.jlab.org/div_dept/theory/studentship.html

The poster can be downloaded at http://www.jlab.org/div_dept/theory/fellowshipPoster.pdf

This project is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program, a $0.5 Million annual commitment from the JSA owners, SURA and CSC/ATG, to support programs, initiatives and activities that further the scientific outreach, and promote the science, education and technology missions of Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab user community.