2016 awards cycle under University Research Association’s (URA) Visiting Scholars at fermilab program

Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) has announced a deadline of Monday, February 29 for the submission of applications for the spring 2016 cycle of awards in the URA Visiting Scholars at Fermilab Program.

Successful applicants will be notified by the end of March 2016.

These awards provide financial support for faculty and students from URA’s 89 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 2016 cycle is August 29, 2016.

Proposed visits can range from attendance at conferences or summer schools held at Fermilab to year-long research stays. Support from this program can include transportation costs and local lodging expenses during a series of shorter visits or salary support during a longer visit. Individual awardees may receive up to a maximum of $50,000 in any 12 month period.

URA has made a total of 282 awards since the beginning of 2008 through 2015.

The 89 URA-member universities each have agreed to contribute $5,000 a year for five years in support of this program.

For details on the URA Visiting Scholars at Fermilab Program, including eligibility, application process, award administration, and the names of past award recipients, visit the URA Visiting Scholars at Fermilab website and announcement.