Application Process and Eligibility

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  • Application Process

    The complete application package will include:

    • Download Application Form
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • current transcripts (official or unofficial)

    Complete the attached application form and submit your application and supporting documents by email to

    Supporting documents (CV, letters of recommendation, etc.) may be submitted separately; please include the applicant name  in the subject email when submitting supporting documents.

    If unable to email, please contact for alternate submission methods.

    The deadline for applications is given in the annual Graduate Research Fellows Call.

    *We welcome qualified applicants of all nationalities.


    Students must be enrolled full-time at the time of application.  Selection will be made on the basis of the applicant’s academic record, recommendation letters, and research interests.


    Students are paid a competitive salary based on Laboratory guidelines.  Graduate student temporary employee salaries are based on the number of academic school years completed. More information can be found on Los Alamos National Laboratory’s education page »

    Living Accommodations

    Living accommodations and arrangements are the responsibility of the Research Fellow.  Housing in Los Alamos is limited and summer housing options fill quickly.  It is recommended that you begin researching housing options as soon as possible.  View Los Alamos National Laboratory housing options »