2016 ASTRON-JIVE Summer Student Programme in Netherlands

2016 ASTRON-JIVE Summer Student Programme in Netherlands, and applications are submitted till February 1 , 2016 . The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE) offers a limited number of grants for 2015 Summer Research Programme. The Programme enables astronomy students (graduate or advanced under-graduate) to spend the summer (10-12 weeks) at the Dwingeloo Observatory, conducting astronomical research under the supervision of ASTRON and JIVE staff members. The grants are provided to astronomy, graduate or advanced under-graduate students. International students can apply for this program me. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Netherlands

Level:This is a 10-12 weeks summer research programme.

Field(s): Possible topics of study include radio galaxies and quasars, aspects of observational cosmology, continuum and line emission/absorption from normal and starbust galaxies, faint radio sources, pulsars, molecular clouds, cosmic magnetism, as well as working with LOFAR data.

Deadline: February 1, 2016

Funded By: The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016 ASTRON-JIVE Summer Student Programme is targeted for International Students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: A limited number of grants for their 2015 Summer Research Programme will be available.

Scholarship Duration: This is a 10-12 weeks summer research programme.

Scholarship covers: The research grants will provide successful candidates with accommodation in the locality of the Observatory, a modest stipend for up to three months, and full travel reimbursement.

Description

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) and the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE) announce the availability of a limited number of grants for their 2016 Summer Research Programme.

The 2016 ASTRON-JIVE Summer Student Programme enables astronomy students (graduate or advanced under-graduate) to spend the summer (10-12 weeks) at the Dwingeloo Observatory, conducting astronomical research under the supervision of ASTRON and JIVE staff members.

Possible topics of study include radio galaxies and quasars, aspects of observational cosmology, continuum and line emission/absorption from normal and starbust galaxies, faint radio sources, pulsars, molecular clouds, cosmic magnetism, as well as working with LOFAR data. The actual project the successful candidate will work on will be defined after arrangement with the local supervisor.

The programme is not aimed at engineering or electronics students.

Eligibility



Applicants for 2016 ASTRON-JIVE Summer Student Programme must be

astronomy students

graduate or advanced under-graduate


Scholarship Application Method

Registration for the ASTRON/JIVE Summer Student Programme 2016 is opened! 

Deadline for applications is February 1, 2016.

To apply for the summer studentship 2016, please fill in the on-line application form: http://www.astron.nl/summerstudent/

Please note that in the on-line application form, you should give the names and details of two referees. These referees will be asked to submit a reference letter for you before February 1, 2016. This is also an on-line process.

Please find below more information about the 2016 programme:

Summer students and their projects

Lecture Schedule

Other activities

Download the Summer students fact sheet

In case you have questions please send an email to summerprogramme@astron.nl.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 1, 2016.

Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about 2016 ASTRON-JIVE Summer Student Programme

http://www.astron.nl/astronomy-group/astronjive-summer-student-programme


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