Access the December 2023 Zoom recording.

Krell Institute's DOE NNSA SSGF & LRGF Program Coordinator hosted an application webinar and Q&A for the 2024-2025 recruitment cycle on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.

The presentation covered both programs in terms of benefits, eligibility and fellowship-specific requirements. It also addressed application components including the Program of Study (POS) [SSGF], lab mentor and residency plan [LRGF], reference letters and transcripts.

Click on the image at the right to view the 35-minute recording and access a PDF of the slides.

For quick reference, topics discussed are listed below in the order they were addressed.

  • 01:08 – Program sponsors (Slide 2)
  • 03:18 – DOE NNSA SSGF overview: fields, benefits, program of study, practicum (Slides 6-9)
  • 07:20 – DOE NNSA LRGF overview: fields, benefits, laboratory residency (Slides 10-13)
  • 11:57 – Side-by-side comparison matrix (Slide 14)
  • 12:16 – Joint annual program review (Slide 15)
  • 13:58 – Eligibility: academic status (Slides 17-18)
  • 16:48 – References/Letters of recommendation (Slide 19)
  • 20:00 – Transcripts (Slides 20-21)
  • 22:52 − Important dates & deadlines (Slide 22)
  • 24:08 − General application & fellowship questions (Slide 23)
  • 26:40 – Q&A
Topical themes covered in the Q&A portion (26:40 through 34:50) of the webinar are:
  • POS courses, timing, etc. [SSGF]
  • Timing of transcript requests (re: fall 2023 grades)
  • Identifying & connecting with potential lab mentor(s) [LRGF]
  • Practicum timing [SSGF]
  • Academic eligibility scenarios