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IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program



The Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program offers scientists and engineers from a wide variety of disciplines unique opportunities to conduct research in a wide range of topics relevant to the Intelligence Community. The research is conducted by the Postdocs, while working in partnership with a Research Advisor and collaborating with an advisor from the Intelligence Community.

In partnership with the Research Advisor, the Postdoc composes and submits a technical proposal that responds to a research opportunity identified on the website.

Award Details:
- Annual stipends range from $75,000 to $79,000, depending on research location
- Annual travel budget of up to $6,000
- Appointments for 2 years, and option to extend for a third year
- Host institutions receive an annual laboratory budget of up to $5,000
- Research Advisors receive a $10,000 stipend and an annual travel budget of up to $2,000


Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
PhD, Post Doctorate

Age minimum or maximum:*

Open to international students:

Required to demonstrate financial need:

Discipline Area(s):
Engineering, Life Sciences/ Health Sciences, Physical Sciences

Demographic Information (preferred or required):

Award type:

Amount Awarded:
Amount varies


Application Information:

Application Deadline:

Date application is available:

USC endorsement required:

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