La universidad "Western Kentucky University" ofrece becas graduadas de $41,400 (matricula y estipendio) para estudios de maestria en "STEM Homeland Security". Los requisitos son ser ciudadano americano y haber completado un bachillerato en ciencia, matematicas, ingenieria o tecnologia. Esta es una excelente oportunidad para aquellos interesados en la aplicacion multidisciplinaria de las ciencias.
Western Kentucky University announces the availability of Graduate Fellowships to begin in the Fall 2012 for incoming Masters of Science (MS) students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Homeland Security program. These 1.5-year $41,400 fellowships cover TUITION and include a monthly STIPEND funding to attend a conference and a summer internship. Applicants must have completed a B.S. in any STEM discipline in order to enroll into this multidisciplinary program that prepares science professionals and technology leaders for careers in Homeland Security, an emerging cross-cutting discipline. Fellowship recipients must commit to at least one year of service to a Homeland Security related job.
*Must be U.S. Citizen.
*Must have cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher on 4.00 scale and must maintain it over all academic terms. Students whose GPA falls below 3.0 in any one semester or quarter will forfeit the balance of their award.
*Must attend the annual DHS HS-STEM Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C. during the first year of their award. Failure to attend the Conference will cause forfeiture of the award.
*As the condition of receiving the Fellowship award, students must sign agreement that they will make and honor the commitment to provide at least one year of service at a DHS-approved HS-STEM venue. In the case of not complying with this condition, students must forfeit the award.
Application instructions are available at http://www.wku.edu/physics/hs-stem.php
The deadline is March 15, 2012.
PHYS-506 Overview of Homeland Security (Lecture, 1 credit hour).
Two of the following three courses (Lecture, 6 credit hours total)
PHYS-560 Introduction to Physics Applications in Homeland Security
CHEM-560 Introduction to Chemical Agents and Explosives
BIOL-550 Introduction to Biological Applications in Homeland Security
Two of the following three courses (Lecture/lab, 8 credit hours total)
PHYS-570/571 Nuclear and Radiological Detection and Remediation
CHEM-572/573 Detection and Analysis of Chemical Agents/Explosives
BIOL-552/553 Biological Applications in Homeland Security I
6 hours for thesis writing and research and at least 4 credit hours from the following list:
PHYS 590/591 Detection of Explosive and Chemical Threats (Lecture/Lab)
CHEM-592/593 Remediation of Chemical Agents and Explosives (Lecture/Lab)
EHS-572 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology (Lecture)
BIOL-555 Biological Applications in Homeland Security II (Lab)
Elective courses are additional courses from Level 2 or 3, and other courses provided by other WKU Departments: Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Political Science, Health, or established 500-level courses from the Departments of Physics and Astronomy, Biology, and Chemistry.
Alexander Barzilov, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Director of WKU Applied Physics Institute
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11077
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1077