Alexander Hollander Distinguished Post-Doctoral Fellowship, USA

Scholarship in Alexander Hollander Distinguished Post-Doctoral

Sponsored by DOE’s Office of Biological & Environmental Research, and administered by Oak Ridge Institute for Science & Education, this fellowship allows postdocs to conduct research at national laboratories in the fields of life science, biomedical, and environmental sciences.

Alexander Hollander Distinguished Post-Doctoral Fellowship Eligibility / Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in :

  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Other disciplines as deemed critical by Sandia National Laboratories
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.2 / 4.0
  • Qualify to attend specific graduate school for specific specialty content areas.
  • Available to spend a minimum of two months working at Sandia prior to entering the program.
  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.

Alexander Hollander Distinguished Post-Doctoral Fellowship Selection of Candidates

* Candidate will apply to specific job postings for consideration,

  • Selections of successful candidates is based on the technical needs of specific technical organizations at the labs and a criteria-focused matrix of academic standing, experience, leadership qualities, honors and faculty recommendations.
  • Each candidate’s research interest and preference in position will determine organizational placement of the MFP candidate.


  • Pursue a graduate degree on a full-time basis while remaining on roll but being absent from Sandia
  • Annual stipend
  • Full-time regular employee benefits while in the program with the exception of vacation accrual
  • Payment of tuition and tuition associated costs without annual cap, paid directly to the university
  • Relocation benefits
  • One four day / three night campus visit to finalize program of study and secure housing
  • Upon successful completion, return to Sandia as a Member of the Technical Staff.

The application deadline for fellows is 5th December of the year prior to the October start date.