Visiting Scientist and Visiting Student Program

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ Rolling

Scholarship Description

Award for the study of atomic and molecular physics, various types of astronomy, solar and stellar physics, and theoretical astrophysics. Visiting students may serve appointment lengths from 4 weeks up to 6 months. Visiting Scientists awards range from 4 weeks to 3 years. Stipend support varies depending upon length of visit and availability of funds. Both scientists and graduate students are welcome to apply to the SAO Visiting Student and Scientist Programs. Graduate students wishing to conduct research for more then 6 months at the Center for Astrophysics I Harvard & Smithsonian may apply to the SAO Predoctoral Program.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

How To Apply

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Donor: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

A research bureau of the Smithsonian Institution conducting a broad program of investigations in astronomy, astrophysics, earth and space sciences and science education.