Professional Research Experience Program (PREP-MML)


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 Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) in Gaithersburg, Maryland and Charleston, South Carolina. 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 09/06/2015 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligibility for all programs listed in this FFO 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 Material Measurement Laboratory (see in Gaithersburg, Maryland and Charleston, South Carolina. For the purposes of this FFO, these disciplines include (but may not be limited to) physics, chemistry, mathematics, materials science, mechanical/electrical/electronic engineering, metallurgy, and computer science/engineering. An eligible organization may work individually or include proposed subawardees, contractors or other collaborators in a project, effectively forming a team or consortium.
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, Friday, August 7, 2015. Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed or considered. NIST will consider the date and time stamped on the validation generated by ww
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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