The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) is now accepting applications from faculty at Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) interested in participating in a summer research team experience. Selected Faculty will be invited to submit a Team Application including a Research Project Proposal developed in collaboration with a DHS Center researcher and applications from one or two qualified students.
The program seeks to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at MSIs in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). At the end of the ten week appointment, faculty are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding to continue research during the 2021-2022 academic year at the faculty’s home academic institution.
This year’s participating Centers of Excellence are:
- Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC)
- Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency (CAOE)
- Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense (CBTS)
- Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis (CINA)
- Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI)
- Coastal Resilience Center (CRC)
- Maritime Security Center (MSC)
- National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education (NCITE)
- Stipend of $1,200 per week for faculty, $600 per week for undergraduates and $700 per week for graduate students during the 10-week research experience period
- Housing Allowance
- Limited Travel Reimbursement
- Follow-on funding of up to $50,000 to continue research during the 2021-2022 academic year
For detailed program information, and application resources please visit http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/faculty/index.html.
If you have questions, send an email to DHSed@orau.org. Please include the program name- DHS SRT Program in the subject of your email.