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Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship


The Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship will not be offered in 2010. The fellowship will become available in 2011.

Description: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) realizes that the country’s strong science and technology community provides a critical advantage in the development and implementation of counter-terrorist measures and other DHS objectives. The DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program is intended for students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the DHS mission. This education program is intended to ensure a highly talented science and technology community to achieve the DHS mission and objectives.


  • Science and Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Technology

Award Amount:

  • Stipend: $2,300/month for 12 months
  • Full tuition and mandatory, nonrefundable fees paid
  • Renewable up to three years

Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship Applicant Requirements:

  • Applicants should be graduating seniors interested in pursuing a master's degree or doctorate in a STEM field with a homeland security research field
  • Research is not required, but expected

Requirements Upon Acceptance:

  • One summer and one full year of service to DHS required

Application Process:

  • Application should include:
    • 3 essays addressing research (past and current) and how the applicant intends to serve DHS
    • Letters of recommendation

Deadline: January 6-13; There are different due dates for different application components.

Carroll Campus Representative:

Lynn Peterson
Office: Physical Therapy Bldg #116
Campus Phone: 262.524.7281

Scholarship Contact:


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