U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2017 Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions

Job Description

The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific
leadership at 
Serving Institutions (MSIs
) in research areas that support the mission
and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with
the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based 
DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers).
The SRT Program and DHS Centers are sponsored by the 
Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs

Faculty receive a $1,200 weekly stipend and
are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding at the end of
their appointment.

Graduate students receive a $700 weekly

Undergraduate students receive a $600 weekly

All participants may be eligible to receive
housing and travel allowances.

10-week research experiences are offered at university-based DHS Centers of
Excellence (DHS Centers)

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics,
physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science,
emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.  Additional information regarding
DHS Areas of
may be
found on the program website.

U.S. citizenship required

Previous program participants may apply.

Application deadline: December 19,
2016, 11:59PM EST

to Apply:
Applications and supporting materials must be
submitted at


Detailed information about the
program can be found at:


For questions please email us at [email protected].