NSF offers INTERN experiences at Air Force Research Lab
December 14, 2020
The NSF and Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) have entered into a partnership to support the training of graduate students to meet both the NSF's strategic workforce development objectives as well as the AFRL's mission to lead the discovery, development and delivery of new technologies for our air, space and cyberspace forces.
Learn more about the unique NSF-AFRL partnership for submissions to the NSF INTERN Program at Dear Colleague Letter: Research Internships for Graduate Students at Air Force Research Laboratory (NSF-AFRL INTERN) Supplemental Funding Opportunity (NSF 21-029).
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