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Visiting Scientist and Visiting Student Program


Award for the study of atomic and molecular physics, various types of astronomy, solar and stellar physics, and theoretical astrophysics. Visiting students may serve appointment lengths from 4 weeks up to 6 months. Visiting Scientists awards range from 4 weeks to 3 years. Stipend support varies depending upon length of visit and availability of funds. Both scientists and graduate students are welcome to apply to the SAO Visiting Student and Scientist Programs. Graduate students wishing to conduct research for more then 6 months at the Center for Astrophysics I Harvard & Smithsonian may apply to the SAO Predoctoral Program.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
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Contact Christine Crowley
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Tel: 617-495-7103 Address 60 Garden Street, MS 67
Cambridge, MA 02138