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Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP)


Friday, June 05, 2015


There are three target dates for GRIP application submission: December, March and June. Applications will be submitted through the "GRFP Additional Funding Opportunities" link in the GRIP FastLane module. The review, selection, and placement process is anticipated to take a minimum of six months. Therefore, Fellows are encouraged to refer to the table below for submission timelines.

Target Date   Anticipated Placement
December, 5 2014   Summer 2015
March, 6 2015   Fall 2015
June, 5 2015   Winter 2015-2016

The new internship initiative described in the GRIP Dear Colleague Letter expands opportunities for NSF Graduate Fellows to enhance their professional development by engaging in mission related research experiences with partner agencies across the federal government.  GRIP is open only to NSF Graduate Fellows, recipients of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award.   In the first year of the program, research internship opportunities are available through the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Smithsonian Institution, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). More internship opportunities with additional partner agencies are anticipated in the near future. Please see application details in the Dear Colleague Letterand via the individual agency links or emails below.

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