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FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Sandia National Laboratories - Minority Master's Fellowship Program

Deadline: Varies

 

The Master's Fellowship Program (MFP) provides exceptional bachelor's-level minority candidates with the opportunity to receive fully funded Master's of science degrees. Successful applicants will become regular full-time Sandia employees and will join multidisciplinary R&D teams. After spending at least two months at Sandia acclimating to the national-laboratory environment and contributing to Sandia's missions, MFP recipients will enter graduate school to pursue their technical Master's degrees full-time. After receiving their Master's degrees, MFP participants are guaranteed placement in appropriate technical staff positions at Sandia.

 

Eligibility:

  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Minority status (American Indian, Asian, Black, or Hispanic).
  • New Bachelor's of science degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2/4.0

Requirements:

  • Apply to three graduate schools jointly selected with Sandia.
  • Spend at least two months working at Sandia prior to graduate school.
  • Pursue a technical Master's degree that fulfills Sandia's business needs.
  • Earn a Master's degree in three consecutive semesters (or four if pursuing a Master's thesis).
  • Complete the Master's program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0.
  • Return to Sandia after graduation as a technical staff member.

Award amount:

  • An annual stipend and regular employee benefits (except vacation accrual) while attending graduate school.
  • Sandia-paid campus visit, tuition, and all tuition-related costs.
  • Sandia-paid relocation to and from graduate school.
  • A competitive salary while working full-time at Sandia.

Contact:

Sandia National Laboratories - New Mexico

505-844-3197

empsite@sandia.gov 

http://www.sandia.gov/careers/special_programs/masters_fellowships_progr...