The US Department of Homeland (DHS) security offers scholarships for graduate students through the DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program. Applicants must be pursuing a Masterís or Doctoral degree that has a thesis or dissertation requirement within the following disciplines: Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Psychology, the Social Sciences.
Awards are made for a period of up to three years (pending funding availability and satisfactory academic progress), and cover all tuition and mandatory fees for recipients and provide a year-round stipend.
Eligibility Requirements Include:
Willingness to accept employment with DHS (should such be offered) following completion of highest degree Must be enrolled as full-time student at accredited institution of higher learning in the US or its territories Participation in a 10-week externship at the Department of Homeland Security or an affiliated facility during the summer following the first year of award Applications are reviewed by a panel of experts within the supported fields. Candidates are rated based on:
Academic performance References GRE scores Student written essays (research experience, research interests, professional goals) Potential to contribute to DHS
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