Monday, January 3, 2011

ACS Undergraduate Fellowships in Nuclear Chemistry & Radiochemistry

The formal program consists of lecture and laboratory components which cover the fundamentals of nuclear theory, radiochemistry, nuclear instrumentation, radiological safety, and applications to related fields. In addition, there are special symposia, guest lectures, and field trips to nearby research centers; typical topics are:

  • nuclear medicine

  • nuclear power

  • fundamental particle physics

  • environmental radiochemistry
Fellowships include all tuition, transportation, housing, some food, textbooks, laboratory supplies, and laboratory manuals. Six semester-units of transferable academic credit will be awarded by San Jose State University and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. More in information is available at and

Candidates should be undergraduate "hard" science or engineering majors who will complete their sophomore or junior year by June 2011. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. No previous experience in nuclear science is necessary.Applications due: February 1, 2011

Contact Prof. Epp for more information about what the experience is like; he is a graduate of the program.

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