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|Become a GSAS Scholar|
Who can Apply as a GSAS Scholar?
Senior graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all relevant science and engineering disciplines are eligible to apply. Senior graduate student means a student who is nearing completion of his/her doctoral thesis (3rd, 4th, or 5th year).
Please note that your research experience need not be specific to the session topic. For example, you may have expertise in microscopy or device physics that can be applied to the session topic.
Applications will be reviewed by a panel of Session organizers and representatives from the host institution. GSAS is dedicated to ensuring a balance of disciplines, gender, expertise, and participation from different parts of the world.
Scholars who are selected to participate will receive full travel and lodging support. You must have a passport that is valid at least 6 months beyond your travel dates. You must travel and be lodged with the group.
In accordance with our sponsor's guidelines, in order to receive travel support, applicants from US institutions must be US citizens or US Permanent Residents.
Scholars may not invite spouses or accompanying persons.
Research Fellowships Awarded after the Session
Host institutions may award postdoctoral research fellowships to GSAS Scholars with the most promising research plans.
You will be able to edit your application until the application deadline. While you are an applicant, your profile will only be visible to GSAS reviewers. If you are accepted as a participant, your profile will be displayed on the GSAS website.
What I appreciated most:
I appreciated the research and professional guidance received as well as the lasting friendships formed, being able to explore ideas with individuals from around the world and the hospitality of the host institutions and labs. A truly remarkable experience!
How will your GSAS experience benefit your future research?:
" I liked the process of interaction with other people - this is something that as grad students, we don’t get to do very often. I learned how to ask questions of people with different backgrounds, both scientific and cultural, and build a broader group."