Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship Program

Degree Level: Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: United States

Duration: One year

Deadlines: December. Please check website below for the specific date.


The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship Program, made possible by a generous grant from the Stanton Foundation, offers younger scholars studying nuclear security issues the opportunity to spend a period of twelve months at the Council on Foreign Relations' (CFR) offices in New York or Washington, DC, conducting policy-relevant research.

The fellowships will be awarded on the basis of academic and professional accomplishments and promise, and on the merits of the specific research projects proposed. The fellows could work on a wide range of issues, including nuclear terrorism, nuclear proliferation, nuclear weapons, nuclear force posture, and, as it relates to nuclear security, nuclear energy.

While in residence at CFR, fellows will be expected to lead a project of their own design, conduct original research, and write at least one policy relevant document. Fellows are expected and encouraged to participate fully in CFR's intellectual life. The scholars selected as Stanton Nuclear Security Fellows will be mentored by the fellows of CFR's David Rockefeller Studies Program.

Visit the Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship Program site

Award Details

Amount: $75,000 for post-doctoral; and $50,000 for pre-doctoral fellows

Additional Qualifications: Candidates must be pre-doctoral candidates or post-doctoral fellows,from any discipline who are working on a nuclear security related issue.

Location: Council on Foreign Relations' (CFR) offices in New York or Washington, DC