Funding agency: 
Sandia National Laboratories

The Truman Fellowship is a three-year appointment. The salary is $111,200/yr plus benefits and additional funding for the chosen proposal. The next deadline is November 1, 2017 and the fellowship normally begins on October 1 the following year. The candidate needs the ability to obtain a DOE “Q” clearance, which requires US citizenship.

Sandia’s research focus areas are: bioscience, computing and information science, engineering science, materials science, nanodevices and microsystems, radiation effects and high energy density physics, and geosciences. To learn more about additional R&D programs that support Sandia’s mission areas, please visit:


  • Ph.D. awarded within the past three years at the time of application or completed Ph.D. requirements by commencement of appointment; with strong academic achievement and evidence of exceptional technical accomplishment, leadership, and ability to team effectively

  • Candidates must be seeking their first national laboratory appointment (no previous postdoctoral appointments at a national laboratory)

  • Ability to obtain a DOE “Q” clearance, which requires US citizenship

 For a full accounting of the fellowship, and contact information, see:

November 1, 2017
Funding type: 
Graduate students