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Associateship Programs at Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

This page provides specific information about the NRC Research Associateship Program at NPS.

When to Apply

This Agency participates in all reviews.

Click How to Apply for information about reviews and review deadlines.


Click Eligibility for overall eligibility criteria for RAP.

Research opportunities at NPS are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens.

Research opportunities at NPS are open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants.

Click About RAP - Levels for a definition of each level.

Please note: Eligiblity requirements can vary for each research opportunity; be sure to check the specific opportunities in which you are interested.


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$62,000 $3,000

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

All Associates will receive a stipend increase after one year of tenure.

Additional Information About Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)


Dual Citizenship: If an applicant holds another citizenship in addition to that of the United States, the applicant must contact Ms. Deborah Buettner ( to discuss eligibility.


Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) - Monterey, CA
Ms. Deborah M. Buettner 831.656.7893
Ms. Stephanie K. Hairston 831.656.7893
Ana Ingram 831-656-7560
Dr. Jeffrey D. Paduan 831 656 3350
NRC Program Administrator
Dr. Ray Gamble 202-334-2787
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