Eligibility: Graduate students pursuing PhD. degrees in areas that are aligned with the mission of the Office of Science, including physics. U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens.
Description: At the time of application, applicants must have obtained the PhD. candidacy at their home institution, and must have established a defined graduate thesis project and graduate thesis advisor. The SCGSR program provides supplemental funds for graduate awardees to conduct part of their thesis research at a host DOE laboratory in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist within a defined award period. The award period for the proposed research project at DOE laboratories may range from 3 to 12 consecutive months. Each awardee receives a living stipend, as well as inbound and outbound transportation.