Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Summer Research Opportunities
Now accepting applications for TWO 2016 Summer Programs
U.S. citizenship required
Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions
This 10-week program offers the opportunity to enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. Faculty, along with undergraduate and graduate students, will engage in research that provides opportunities to help advance the DHS Areas of Research and strengthen the talent pool of scientists and engineers. Selected participants will conduct collaborative research of mutual interest to the Team, the DHS Centers of Excellence and DHS.
Faculty: $1,200 stipend per week plus travel expenses
Graduate Students: $700 stipend per week plus travel expenses
Undergraduate Students: $600 stipend per week plus travel expenses
Some participants may be eligible for a housing allowance. Faculty are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding at the end of their appointment.
How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at
Detailed information can be found at