American Nuclear Society scholarship applications for the 2011-2012 academic year are now online! Since ANS was established in 1954, it has promoted the awareness and understanding of nuclear science and technology (NS&T). To further that mission, ANS administers scholarships each year that support the development and education of those who will research and implement future applications of NS&T.
More than 20 scholarships named after pioneers and leaders in NS&T are awarded each year by ANS, along with some general scholarships,to students with outstanding academic credentials. Special scholarships are also available to students in economic need.
Some scholarships are available for students entering their sophomore year and beyond in college, while others are for incoming freshmen.
The deadline for submitting scholarship applications is February 1, 2011 (April 1 for the Incoming Freshman Scholarship). Scholarship descriptions, guidelines, and requirements may be found here, and applications are available for downloading here.