Opportunity for spring 2020 award cycle under URA Visiting Scholars Program

The Universities Research Association announces an opportunity for the spring 2020 award cycle under its Visiting Scholars Program.

Proposals for this cycle are due Monday, Feb. 24, and awards are anticipated to be announced at the end of March.

Individual proposals may be submitted by researchers who are faculty, postdocs or graduate students at URA member universities. Researchers are defined as graduate students, postdocs or faculty doing research in areas such as high-energy physics experiments, astrophysics, theory, accelerator physics, engineering, materials science, computer science, quantum science and technology, and accelerator R&D related to the Fermilab mission. Applicants must be employed by or, in the case of graduate students, enrolled at URA member institutions during the course of the award.

The URA Visiting Scholars Award Program is supported by contributions from the URA member universities and provide financial support for faculty and students from URA’s member universities to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year. URA makes two rounds of awards each year, in the spring and fall. The application deadline for the fall 2020 cycle is Monday, Aug. 31.

Spring award applications are due Feb. 24 and are now being accepted online at: https://www.ura-hq.org/awards/visiting-scholars-program/