NRC-Sponsored Undergraduate Scholarship

The Schools of Health Sciences and Nuclear Engineering are pleased to announce a US NRC- sponsored scholarship to the undergraduates who are enrolled in the Radiological Health Sciences or Nuclear Engineering programs at Purdue University. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is September 30, 2017 for spring 2018 or April 30, 2018 for fall 2018.. The announcement below is for the scholarship for the students in the School of Health Sciences. If you are a student in the School of Nuclear Engineering, please go to the Nuclear Engineering website or contact Ms. Teresa Luse ( for more information.

Scholarship applications may be submitted by students who are enrolled in the Radiological Health Sciences program at the School of Health Sciences and who have at least one semester left in the program. The scholarship provides $5,000/semester for spring and fall semesters and a one-time stipend of $1600 to attend a professional meeting or conference. The scholarship will be awarded on a semester by semester basis for up to 4 semesters, and renewal is contingent upon continued full-time status, satisfactory academic progress, and a cumulative GPA above 3.0. Please contact Prof. Jason Harris ( at the School of Health Sciences if you have any questions regarding this scholarship. Listed below is some detailed information about the scholarship.

Scholarship Benefits:

  1. Tuition coverage of $5,000/semester;
  2. Stipend for meeting or conference attendance in the amount of $1,600;
  3. Recommendation to summer internships in related fields.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

  1. US citizens or lawful US permanent residents;
  2. Enrolled in the Radiological Health Sciences undergraduate program at the School of Health Sciences at Purdue University;
  3. Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  4. Willing to commit to working 6 months in the nuclear industry for every year or partial year of support on the NRC Fellowship. The “nuclear industry” is defined as follows: "NRC, other Federal agencies, State agencies, Department of Energy laboratories, nuclear-related industry, or academia in the recipients' sponsored fields of study."

To apply, please submit the following information to Prof. Jason Harris at the School of Health Sciences by September 30, 2017 for the spring 2018 semester and April 30, 2018 for the fall 2018 semester:

1.  Completed US NRC Scholarship Application – please see link below 

US NRC Scholarship Application

       2.  Completed and signed Service Agreement - please see link below.   

               Service Agreement

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