Access the December 2021 Zoom recording.

The DOE CSGF Program Coordinator hosted an application webinar and Q&A on Thursday, December 9, 2021.

The presentation covered program benefits, eligibility and traditional vs. math/computer science track options, plus insight into application components, including the program of study, reference letters and transcripts.

Click on the image at the right to view the 50-minute recording and access a PDF of the slides.

The Program Coordinator also answered questions submitted by participants in real-time. For quick reference, those topics are listed below in the order they were addressed.

  • 23:10 – Reference letters, selecting writers
  • 23:55 – Eligibility, fourth-year Ph.D. student
  • 24:03 – Eligibility, lawful permanent residents
  • 24:18 – Reference letters, number of tracks
  • 25:09 – Transferring application from Math/CS to Traditional (or vice versa)
  • 25:30 – Eligibility, academic status
  • 26:01 – Transcripts, which to include
  • 27:00 – Practicum, possibility of multiple experiences during fellowship
  • 28:10 − Masters and doctoral program advisors and departments
  • 29:19 – Department chair, who fills this role
  • 30:34 – Program of Study (POS), computer science course access issues
  • 31:59 − Upcoming talks or abstracts, where to include
  • 32:35 – Practicum, requirements
  • 33:18 – Practicum, funding
  • 34:05 – Practicum, approved laboratory sites
  • 34:52 – POS, machine learning and other course options
  • 35:35 – Practicum, onsite requirement flexibility
  • 37:00 – Extracurriculars, what to include
  • 38:30 – Eligibility, second-year master’s students
  • 40:05 – Transcripts, which to include
  • 41:42 – Eligibility, master’s degree students
  • 43:13 − Due date, supplemental materials
  • 44:19 – POS, where to locate expectations
  • 45:31 − Leadership experience, where to list
  • 46:18 − Technical experience, review committee expectations
  • 47:22 – POS, considering Engineering courses as Mathematics courses