Postdoctoral Research Program (NPP) for the US Students in the field of Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology, 2012 USA
Study Subject(s):Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology
Scholarship Provider: NASA
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
•You must have completed the requirements for a Ph.D. or an equivalent doctorate degree before beginning the fellowship.
•You must have U.S. citizenship, Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status, Employment Authorization Document (EAD) with pending LPR status, or J-1 Visa status as a Research Scholar before beginning the fellowship. An H-1B Visa status is not acceptable because the NPP is not an employment program.
•NPP Fellows are eligible for another award five years after the end of the previous appointment.
•Some NASA Centers may require a security or visitation clearance before you start your appointment. You will be notified in advance by the NPP Center Representative if a clearance is required.
•You cannot start your NPP appointment until all prior appointment requirements are met, including completing and returning required forms to ORAU. ORAU will not issue an advance stipend check, start stipend payments, or approve relocation travel until all requirements are met. Privacy/Security Notice | Section 508 Compliance Statement.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
Scholarship Description: The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA’s goal to expand scientific understanding of the Earth and the universe in which we live. Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments.NPP Fellows contribute to national priorities for scientific exploration; confirm NASA’s leadership in fundamental research; and complement the efforts of NASA’s partners in the national science community.
How to Apply: Online
Deadline: March 1, July 1, and November 1, 2012