Request for Proposals: 2024 UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowships

by Graduate Division Staff
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 11:02 AM

University of California Research Initiatives (UCRI) has released the 2024 Request for Proposals for the UC National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship. This competitive fellowship is a collaboration between UC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and it offers graduate students unique research, training, and career development opportunities. Read on for more details!

The UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships provide support for UC doctoral students with two to three years of funding to conduct in-residence dissertation research and receive professional training at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories in any area relevant to the labs. The 2024 RFP features more information about this year's award.

The UC-National Lab Graduate Fellowship provides the following support:

  • An annual award of $75,000 for two or three years
  • A $5,000 travel allowance (total for the Fellowship period) to support project-related travel
  • Indirect cost recovery of up to 8% (total direct cost basis) to the student’s home UC campus

Fellows must be advanced to candidacy before the beginning of the award, must devote at least 80% time to the proposed research, and must be in-residence at least 6 months at the national lab during each year of the Fellowship term. Fellows must remain enrolled at their UC campus, and in good academic standing, for the term of the Fellowship. Proposals from students historically underrepresented in the identified fields are encouraged.

Application and Due Date:
Full application details are available on the 2024 RFP. Letters of Intent are due on June 1 at 12pm, and full proposals are due on September 7 at 12pm.