Associateship Programs at Methane Hydrates Fellowship Program (NETL/MHFP)
This page provides specific information about the NRC Research Associateship Program at NETL/MHFP.
Use the navigation on the left to explore individual opportunities at NETL/MHFP.
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to learn more about the Research Associateship Programs at the NRC.
When to Apply
This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.
Click How to Apply
for information about reviews and review deadlines.
for overall eligibility criteria for RAP.
Research opportunities at NETL/MHFP are open to U.S. citizens.
Research opportunities at NETL/MHFP are open to Graduate, Doctoral, and Postdoctoral Applicants.
Please note: Eligibility can vary for each research opportunity; be sure to check the
specific opportunity(s) in which you are interested.
The Base Stipend which you see first, applies to Postdoctoral applicants only.
Masters Program Level:
$30,000 Base Stipend
$15,000 Supplement for Research Supplies
$1,000 Annual Experience Increment for Year Two
PhD Program Level:
$35,000 Base Stipend
$20,000 Supplement for Research Supplies
$1,500 Annual Experience Increment for Year Two and Three
Postdoctoral Program Level:
$60,000 Base Stipend
$25,000 Supplement for Research Supplies
$2,000 Annual Experience Increment for Year Two
Postdoctoral 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.