FYI

On 8/30/2011 4:02 PM, Yi Pan wrote:
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> Dear Department Head:
>
> We are asking your assistance in forwarding this message 
> to inform students and faculty in your department of these 
> outstanding fellowship opportunities.  More detailed 
> information and an online application can be found at 
> www.nationalacademies.org/rap 
> <http://pull.xmr3.com/p/1661-5EC6/55703987/html001-www.nationalacademies.org-rap.html>.
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> The National Research Council of the National Academies 
> sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and 
> senior researchers at participating federal laboratories 
> and affiliated institutions 
> <http://pull.xmr3.com/p/1661-0A46/55703999/html002-nrc58.nas.eduPrograms.aspx.html>.  These 
> awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - 
> $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher 
> for additional experience. Graduate 
> <http://pull.xmr3.com/p/1661-941B/55726349/html003-nrc58.nas.eduProgram.aspx.html> 
> entry level stipends begin at $30,000.  These awards 
> provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent 
> research in some of the best-equipped and staffed 
> laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open 
> to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the 
> laboratories, foreign nationals.
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> Detailed program information, including online 
> applications, instructions on how to apply 
> <http://pull.xmr3.com/p/1661-06BD/55699752/html004-PGA_046398.html> 
> and a list of participating laboratories 
> <http://pull.xmr3.com/p/1661-DAC6/55801586/html005-nrc58.nas.eduPrograms.aspx.html>, 
> is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs 
> website 
> <http://pull.xmr3.com/p/1661-C09B/55726357/html006-sites.nationalacademies.org.html> 
> (see link above).
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> Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 
> (phone) or [log in to unmask] 
> <http://pull.xmr3.com/p/1661-F11A/55726365/html_mailto007-nas.edu.html>.
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> Applicants should contact prospective Adviser(s) at the 
> lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their 
> research interests and funding opportunities.
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> Thank you for your assistance.
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> Sincerely yours,
>
> H. Ray Gamble
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> Director of the Fellowship Programs
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> National Research Council
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> The National Academies
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