Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship (Bulletin of the Atomic Sciences)


Fellowship Information

Description:

The family and friends of Leonard M. Rieser (1922-1998), chair of the Bulletins Board of Directors from 1985 to 1998, established the Leonard M. Rieser Fellowships in 1999 for undergraduate students seeking to conduct research on the connections between science, global security, and public policy. The Bulletin of the Atomic Sciences has awarded 24 fellowships to qualifying undergraduates since 1999.

Who Should Apply:

Any undergraduate student studying at a U.S. college or university is eligible to apply. Applicants propose projects that explore issues at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy, focusing on a significant aspect of nuclear security, climate stabilization or biotechnology.

Fellowship Benefits:

In addition to the monetary award, each Rieser Fellow will be eligible to submit his or her fellowship project results to be considered for publication on the Bulletin’s website or for use in a Bulletin program. Rieser Fellows will also be eligible to participate in the Bulletin’s Annual Clock Symposium in January of their fellowship year.

Program Duration:

One year. In addition to the monetary award, each Rieser Fellow will be eligible to submit his or her fellowship project results to be considered for publication on the Bulletin’s website or for use in a Bulletin program. Rieser Fellows will also be eligible to participate in the Bulletin’s Annual Clock Symposium in January of their fellowship year.

Number & Amount Available:

2 awards of $4000 are given each year.

Citizenship Requirements:
non-USA
STEM Fields Only:
No

Student Information

Required GPA:
Any
Academic Level:
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior

Deadlines

Initial Deadline:
TBA for 2015 Contest
NC State Campus Deadline:

None

National Deadline:
TBA for 2015 Contest