Source: ORISE | Release | November 13, 2017

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is accepting applications for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship Program, a 10-week summer program for graduate students pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics or applied mathematics.

To qualify, applicants must be enrolled as a graduate student pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics or applied mathematics at an accredited U.S. college or university, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher. For a complete list of discipline areas, please visit Students graduating with a doctoral degree prior to the expected internship start date are not eligible.

Selected participants will receive a stipend of $1,200 per week for their participation in the internship and limited travel reimbursement. All applications must be submitted by February 1, 2018. For more information about the program and application, visit Eligible candidates can submit applications at Questions about the NSF Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship Program may be directed to

The NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences aims to provide opportunities to enrich the training of graduate students in the mathematical sciences by providing opportunities for mathematical sciences doctoral students to participate in internships at U.S. national laboratories, industry and other approved facilities. Participation in an internship will provide first-hand experience of the use of mathematics in a nonacademic setting.


The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing world class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental contamination.

ORISE is managed by ORAU, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, for DOE’s Office of Science. The single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, the Office of Science is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, please visit