IPAC Visiting Graduate Fellowships for US and International Students, 2015


IPAC Visiting Graduate Fellowships for US and International Students, and applications are submmitted till September 6th, 2014. The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) invites applications for visiting graduate fellowships available for students from other US or international institutions for a 6-month period. Fellowships allow students to visit IPAC-Caltech and perform astronomical research in close association with an IPAC scientist. Students are expected to be at IPAC during the duration of the Fellowship, nominally January to July, with some flexibility on the starting and ending dates. Eligible applicants are expected to have completed preliminary course work in their graduate program and be available for research during the period of the award. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: Fellowships ( Fellowships allow students to visit IPAC-Caltech and perform astronomical research in close association with an IPAC scientist )

Field(s): Fellowships are awarded for following astronomical research projects:
-The Importance of Turbulence and Shocks in Violently-colliding Galaxies in Dense Environments
-Observing Starburst-Driven Superwinds with the Cosmic Web Imager
-Understanding the Role of Stellar Multiplicity in the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems
-The Jansky-VLA Frontier Fields Legacy Survey
-The Herschel EDGE-on galaxy Survey (HEDGES): Investigating dust Processing in Galaxy Halos
-Obscured star formation in the Virgo cluster
-Local Benchmarks for Cosmic Evolution of Major-Merger Pairs – A Multi-band Study of SFR, Dust and Gas Content
-Exploring the Disks around the Nearest Carbon Dwarfs
-Dust Chemistry, Variability, and Mass-Loss Histories of Massive Hot Stars
-Search for SNe in Extreme Star-Forming Galaxies using the Palomar Transient Factory
-An SED Atlas Spanning X-rays 

Through Radio Frequencies for the Great Observatories All-sky LIRG Survey

Deadline: September 6th, 2014.

Funded By: The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC)


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): IPAC Visiting Graduate Fellowships are targeted for US and international students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Several students are expected to be accepted each year, subject to the availability of funding.

Scholarship Duration: These graduate fellowships will be awarded for a 6-month period.

Scholarship covers: Funding from IPAC will be provided for a 6-month period via monthly stipends, plus relocation expenses.


Description

‣ The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate student fellowships.

‣ The IPAC Visiting Graduate Fellowships program is designed to allow students from other U.S. or international institutions to visit IPAC-Caltech and perform astronomical research in close association with an IPAC scientist.

‣ Eligible applicants are expected to have completed preliminary course work in their graduate program and be available for research during the period of the award.

‣ Funding from IPAC will be provided for a 6-month period via monthly stipends, plus relocation expenses.

‣ Several students are expected to be accepted each year, subject to the availability of funding.

‣ Students are expected to be at IPAC during the duration of the Fellowship, nominally January to July, with some flexibility on the starting and ending dates.

Eligibility

‣ The IPAC Visiting Graduate Fellowships is designed to allow students from other U.S. or international institutions to visit IPAC-Caltech and perform astronomical research in close association with an IPAC scientist.

‣ Eligible applicants are expected to have completed preliminary course work in their graduate program and be available for research during the period of the award.

Scholarship Application Method

Applicants should use this page to upload the following application materials (please use PDF files):
-A brief letter of introduction indicating your interest in a particular research area connected with IPAC research.

The letter should include the following information:
-A brief description of your current status as a graduate student, including relevant course work completed.


A brief description of how your current research interests might match one of the IPAC research projects described below.

Please rank the top 3 projects that you might like to participate in.


Please list any research experience you may already have in astronomy. In addition, please tell us of any experience you may have with astronomical and image processing software packages (e. g. IRAF, IDL, HIPE, AIPS etc).


A one-page CV.
In addition, they ask that a current professor or academic advisor familiar with the applicant’s work upload a letter of reference (PDF) using this page.

‣ This letter should also indicate that the applicant is available to visit IPAC during the proposed period, and address how well the visit would mesh with the applicant’s graduate education.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on September 6th, 2014.

‣ 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 IPAC Visiting Graduate Fellowships


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