DHS Graduate Fellowship Program

This program is for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission.

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

This education program is intended to ensure a highly talented science and technology community to achieve the DHS mission and objectives.

To be eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen as of the application deadline. If you have earned a master’s or doctoral degree as of the application deadline, you are ineligible. If you are pursuing a DVM, MBA, MD, joint MD/PhD, JD, or joint JD/PhD degree, you are ineligible. You must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA from the institution granting your bachelor’s degree of 3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale, including fall grades if enrolled during that term.

If you are currently enrolled in graduate school, you must have a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale, including fall grades. You must be pursuing a doctoral or master’s degree with a thesis requirement in a homeland security science, technology, engineering or mathematics (HS-STEM) field with interest in a homeland security research area. For more detailed eligibility requirements, please see http://www.orau.gov/dhsed.

How to Apply

In consideration of overall DHS Office of University Program objectives, graduate fellowships will not be offered during the 2010 competition cycle. We apologize for any inconvenience this change may cause.

Apply online at http://www.orau.gov/dhsed.