Department of Homeland Security Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, Office of University Programs is seeking applications for summer research appointments for faculty and student research teams from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Universities to conduct research at DHS Centers of Excellence. The intent of the DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions is to provide research opportunities to diverse and highly talented individuals in order to increase and enhance the leadership at Minority Serving Institutions in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. In addition, the program is designed to engage faculty, along with undergraduate and graduate students, in research that will provide them opportunities to understand the mission and research needs of DHS and advance research areas of importance to DHS, while strengthening the talent pool of scientists and engineers. Eligible teams shall consist of one faculty member and up to two students. Chosen applicants will spend 10-12 weeks conducting research in areas of interest to the Department of Homeland Security.
Summer research opportunities will be awarded to qualified faculty members and students in science (including social and behavioral sciences), technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) disciplines for work on collaborative research of mutual interest to the team and the DHS Center. There may be funding for follow-on collaborative research between the DHS Center and the Minority Serving Institution during the 2007-2008 academic year.
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