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Distinguished Theory Student Fellowship

Jefferson Lab and Jefferson Science Associates LLC invite applications for the JSA/JLab Distinguished Theory Student Fellowship, a program creating a new generation of theoretical physicists. This fellowship is open to students in the final year of their undergraduate degree programs, and will be based at the US Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News Virginia.

The fellowship recipient will be a full member of Jefferson Lab's Theory Center and will be enrolled at Hampton University, Old Dominion University or The College of William & Mary, where he or she will obtain a Ph.D. In addition to a stipend, the fellowship provides a supplement of $3,000 per annum, and a grant in the first year of $2,000 for a computer books and supplies. At the end of the first year, the fellowship will be supported by Jefferson Laboratory, provided he or she pursues a program of research of interest to Jefferson Lab's Theory Center.

Applications, which must include an academic transcript, three letters of recommendation, and a one-page description of interest in Jefferson Lab's program, should be submitted by 8th February 2013 to:

Search Committee
JSA/JLab Distinguished Theory Student Fellowship
Jefferson Lab
12000 Jefferson Avenue, Suite #1
Newport News, VA 23606

In addition, applicants are encouraged to apply for admission to the graduate programs of Hampton University, Old Dominion University and the College of William and Mary.

This project is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program, Fund Program, a commitment from the JSA owners, SURA and CSC/ATG, to support programs, initiatives and activities that further the scientific outreach, and promote the science, education and technology missions of Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab user community.

For additional questions, contact David Richards at or 757-269-7736.