Professional Research Experience Program – Communications Technology Laboratory (PREP-CTL)


NIST is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to provide undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows with fellowship opportunities and financial assistance to obtain laboratory experiences within the NIST Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The recipients will work with NIST to foster collaborative research relationships among NIST staff, undergraduate/graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and the students’ academic institutions.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 01/27/2016 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Other Categories
Science, Technology, Business, and/or Education Outreach
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligibility for PREP-CTL is limited to accredited institutions of higher education that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in academic disciplines relevant to the technical programs of the NIST Communications Technology Laboratory (see in Gaithersburg, Maryland. For the purposes of this FFO, these disciplines include (but may not be limited to) computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or electronics. Institutions must offer both four-year undergraduate and graduate degree plans and also offer post-doctoral fellowships.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
Applications must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, December 28, 2015. Applications received after this deadline will not be reviewed or considered. Applicants should be aware, and factor in their application submission pla
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Christopher Hunton
Grants Technical Assistant
Phone 301-975-5718
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information


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