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Research Associateship Programs
500 Fifth Street, NW (Keck 576)
Washington DC 20001

Tel: 202-334-2760
Fax: 202-334-2759

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2015 February Review

Application period opens
December 1

Submission deadline is 
February 1

(5:00 PM ET)

Support document deadline is February
(5:00 PM ET)

If a deadline falls on a weekend, it changes to the next business day.



Below is information for organizations who may wish to sponsor competitive awards for graduate students, postdoctoral or senior researchers. Please note that these are general program guidelines and specific program features may be developed to maximize the benefit of a fellowship program to the sponsor and the fellows. To discuss your interests in sponsoring graduate and postgraduate training, please contact us at or 202-334-2760.

New Sponsor Information and Forms

         bullet icon Guidelines for New Sponsors

         bullet icon Request for Research Associateship Program
         bullet icon Base Stipend Form

Forms and Information for New and Potential Advisers

         bullet icon Nomination/Application Criteria for NRC Adviser

         bullet icon Nomination/Application Form for NRC Adviser

         bullet icon Laboratory Assurance Statement

Adviser Guidelines

        bullet icon NRC Advisers Guidelines