Deadline for Student Applications: February 24, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.
Deadline for Student References: March 1, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.
Deadline for Research Proposal: March 1, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.
All components of the Team Application must be submitted by March 1, 2021, 11:59 PM, EST, to be considered. Incomplete Team Applications will not be eligible.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) is now accepting applications from faculty at Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) interested in participating in a summer research team experience. Selected Faculty will be invited to submit a Team Application including a Research Project Proposal developed in collaboration with a DHS Center researcher and applications from one or two qualified students.
The program seeks to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at MSIs in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). At the end of the ten week appointment, faculty are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding to continue research during the 2021-2022 academic year at the faculty’s home academic institution.
This year’s participating Centers of Excellence are:
For detailed program information, and application resources please visit http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/faculty/index.html.
If you have questions, send an email to DHSed@orau.org. Please include the program name- DHS SRT Program in the subject of your email.
General Eligibility Information for All Team Members
Visit the Faculty Eligibility section of the website to learn more about faculty eligibility requirements.
Visit the Student Eligibility section of the website to learn more about student eligibility requirements.