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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fellowship

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fellowship is a Fellowship sponsored by OakRidge Institute for Science and Education.

Award Information:

Amount of Fellowship: Average: $27600, Full Tuition, plus 27,600 stipend.
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum GPA of 3.3. Participation in a paid 10 week summer internship after first year of graduate study year is mandatory. The application requires two essays and two letters of recommendation. The essays must demonstrate a connection between the student's academic interests and the mission of the Dept. of Homeland Security. Those interested in a Masters program must apply before they begin graduate study. Those enrolling in PhD programs can apply before their first year (e.g. as college seniors) or during their first year of graduate study.
Eligibility: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

OakRidge Institute for Science and Education
Box 117, Mailstop 36
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
USA
Phone Number: 865 576 8233

You can find out more by contacting:

Martha Payne
Manager
Box 117, Mailstop 36
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117
US
Phone Number: 865 576 8233

It will help if you spend time looking into any material provided for the fellowship. Getting the greatest odds of achieving your goal will follow from finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to figure out the reason for involvement of the OakRidge Institute for Science and Education and their goals for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fellowship. If you meet the requirements, verify that there is a decent shot of being awarded the fellowship. Once you believe that you have the possibility of actually being awarded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fellowship, then it is useful to fill out an application.

One critical detail in the process of trying for the fellowship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be drawn-out, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done properly and completely. Avoid mistakes that might make you be denied on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fellowship confers the award and distributes the money in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the fellowship to assist with the expenses associated with school and how it will assist with your future, stipulations may exist in what can be paid with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fellowship. You might find it challenging to be able to handle all of your financial needs, and being awarded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fellowship as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. If you are not fortunate to receive the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fellowship, keep at it, there will be alternative fellowships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015

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