Keck Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship, USA

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Keck Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Applicants 2011

Study Subject : Space Studies
Employer : W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
Level : Postdoctoral

The W. M. K eck Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (Keck Institute Fellowship) is an annual series of fellowship awards to promising young researchers of any nationality whose research can contribute to the development of new planetary, Earth, and astrophysics space mission concepts and technology.

The successful proposal will recognize the special nature of the Institute and its goals. This means the applicant should plan to participate in the Institute activities.

Applicants should identify abilities or activities that are appropriate to the goals of the Institute and it will be to their advantage to indicate particular connections to activities/programs of the Institute.

However, consideration will also be given to exceptional applicants who bring in new ideas of their own.

The purpose of this fellowship is to enable recent PhD recipients to pursue research related to the development of new planetary, Earth, and astrophysics space mission concepts andtechnology.

Eligibility for Keck Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Eligible applicants are those who have received, or will have earned a PhD (in any discipline related to the Institute’s goals and programs) on or after January 1, 2008.

Also eligible are current PhD students who will have fulfilled all requirements to receive a PhD before the start of the funding period (typically the beginning of September).

(Eligible applications must include a letter of endorsement from a Caltech/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) postdoc sponsor who is associated with the Institute.)

Fellowship Application Deadline for Keck Institute for Space Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship : 24 November 2010