How to Apply

The University of California is pleased to announce a funding opportunity in the Laboratory Fees Research Program.

The UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships provide support for doctoral graduate students to conduct in-residence research at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories in any area relevant to the labs.


  • Full program details are available in the Fellowship Request for Proposals (RFP).
  • The RFP includes instructions to submit the required Letter of Intent and FAQs.


  • Program information sessions: The slides are available here.
  • Full Application webinar: This session will cover full application requirements and guidance on submitting the full application. Attendance is strongly recommended for applicants, but not required.
    • Registration link will be emailed to applicants with an accepted Letter of Intent.

Key Dates:

  • Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 12:00 noon PT: Deadline to submit a Letter of Intent. These are required and must be submitted through SmartSimple.
  • Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 12:00 noon PT: Deadline to submit full proposals.
  • Thursday, December 15, 2022: Expected notification of review outcome.
  • April 1, 2023: Fellowship start date.

For additional program information or guidance, please contact