Call for proposals: URA Visiting Scholars Program

Universities Research Association Inc. (URA) has announced a deadline of Monday, Aug. 31, for the submission of applications for the fall 2015 cycle of awards in the URA Visiting Scholars Program at Fermilab. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of September.

The Visiting Scholars program is sponsored by URA and supported by contributions from URA’s 89 member universities. The awards provide financial support for faculty and students from URA’s member universities to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year.

Applications are judged on the scientific merit of the proposed activity and on the cost-effectiveness of the proposal by a peer review panel composed of scientists drawn from URA-appointed universities. Proposed visits can range from attendance at conferences or summer schools held at Fermilab to year-long research stays.

For details on the URA Visiting Scholars Program at Fermilab, including eligibility, application process, award administration and the names of past award recipients, visit the URA Visiting Scholars Program website.

URA makes two rounds of awards each year, in the spring and fall. The application deadline for the spring 2016 cycle is Feb. 29, 2016.