Applicant is expected to pursue research programs of their own conception and design, and they should state clearly why they believe that their professional goals would be furthered through research opportunities at the CfA. Applicant is expected to demonstrate their capability for original research through several first-author refereed publications in major astronomy journals.
|Scholarship, grant, fellowship, or contest
|Number of applications
Award is in the form of a stipend, plus a research budget of $16,000 for full health benefits and relocation expenses ($7,500).
|Required areas of study
||astronomy, astrophysics, atomic/molecular physics, planetary science
|Awarded every year?
Renewable if recipient maintains satisfactory progress.
|Must be repaid?
|Required to attend a specific school?
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