ASEE/NSF SMALL BUSINESS POSTDOCTORAL DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP
– The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in partnership with the National Science Foundation announces the Small Business Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellowship Program which will place 50 recent Ph.D. recipients in designated Phase II Small Business innovation Research (SBIR) participating companies. The program encourages creative and highly trained recipients of doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and math disciplines to engage in hands-on research projects in their areas of expertise at the kind of small innovative businesses that historically have fueled the nation's economic engine. To be eligible, candidates must have been awarded, within three years to the date of their application, a Ph.D., Sc.D. or other earned doctoral degree in a STEM-related discipline supported by the National Science Foundation. Spring 2011 Ph.D. candidates must be a U. S. citizen, U. S. National or a permanent resident. Qualified women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Fellowship recipients will receive an annual stipend of $75,000 plus full health benefits for at least one year. The deadline is ongoing, positions will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
For further information, please visit the ASEE website at http://nsfsbir.asee.org or contact the ASEE program administrator, Curt Millay, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-649-3832