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BLUFF(Berkeley Lab Undergraduate Faculty Fellowship)

Program Description

The Berkeley Lab Undergraduate Faculty Fellowship (BLUFF) program brings faculty from minority-serving institutions or institutions without a large research capacity to Berkeley Lab to collaborate with Lab scientists, engineers and STEM professionals.

Student participation is optional. Applying faculty members may invite up to two student participants from the faculty member's home academic institution, one of which may be a graduate student to work as a team collaboration.

Funding must be secured by the faculty member and/or Lab researcher. 

Student Benefits:

  • $500/wk (10 wks) Stipend $5,000
  • $3,000​ Housing supplement
  • Travel supplement if permanent address is at least 50 miles from the Lab.

Grad Student Benefits:

  • $3,000​ Housing supplement
  • Travel supplement if permanent address is at least 50 miles from the Lab.

Faculty Benefits:

  • $1300/wk (10 wks) Stipend $13,000
  • $​3​,000 Housing supplement
  • Travel supplement if permanent address is at least 50 miles from the Lab

Audience/Eligibility

  • Faculty who reach primarily undergraduates and who have completed the three-year Visiting Faculty Program (VFP).
  • US citizenship or permanent resident status required.
  • Participants must have medical insurance during their time at the Lab.

 

Key Dates Summer

  • Program Dates: 
    5 Jun - 4 Aug 2017
  • Offer Period:
    Mid-January -
    Mid-March

Selection Process

BLUFF program participants have completed a Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) appointment and are recommended by Laboratory scientists.

Faculty interested in participating at Berkeley Lab should first apply through DOE's VFP program.

Deliverables/
Requirements

  • Submit annual report
  • Attend all scheduled events
  • Attend scheduled meetings with faculty
  • Complete all LBNL safety and procedural requirements

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For more information contact [email protected]