Welch Foundation Scholarship

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    Applicants must make arrangements for the proposed research program with a laboratory of their choice. The laboratory must be outside the applicant's native country. Strong preference will be given to applicants who propose to study in a foreign lab in which they have not yet studied. The research must be on a topic of vacuum science, technique or application. A form outlining the research program and signed by the supervisor in the laboratory where the research is to be carried out must be submitted with the application to indicate the agreement of the laboratory and the proposed supervisor. It is expected that the successful applicant will be encouraged to publish most of the results in scientific and technical journals.

    Eligibility

    Applicants must make arrangements for the proposed research program with a laboratory of their choice. The laboratory must be outside the applicant's native country. Strong preference will be given to applicants who propose to study in a foreign lab in which they have not yet studied. The research must be on a topic of vacuum science, technique or application. A form outlining the research program and signed by the supervisor in the laboratory where the research is to be carried out must be submitted with the application to indicate the agreement of the laboratory and the proposed supervisor. It is expected that the successful applicant will be encouraged to publish most of the results in scientific and technical journals.

    Candidates for the scholarship should have at least a Bachelors degree; a Doctoral degree is preferred.

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    Benefits

    The amount of the Scholarship will be approximately $15,000 U.S. The scholarship holder is encouraged to seek funds in addition to the scholarship; the host laboratory may be able to provide additional funds.

    The scholarship money is paid in three installments -- one of $7,500 at the beginning, another of $7,000 six months after he/she has started work, and a third of $500 upon delivery of a final report after completion of work. A brief mid-term report is required before payment of the second installment.

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