Argonne Named Fellowship Program

Argonne National Laboratory has a long-standing tradition of attracting top early career talent through the Named Fellowship Program. These special fellowships are awarded internationally on an annual basis to outstanding doctoral scientists and engineers who are at early points in promising careers. The fellowships are named after scientific and technical luminaries who have been associated with the laboratory, its predecessors and the University of Chicago since the 1940s, including:

The name of the fellowship is assigned based on the recipient’s scientific or engineering discipline.

Applications for the 2014 Named Fellowships will be accepted through October 15, 2013.

Fellowships are awarded for a two-year term, with possible renewal for a third year. The 2014 Fellowship carries a stipend of $80,000 per annum with an additional allocation of up to $20,000 per year for research support and travel. The Fellows, who will be competitively selected by a special fellowship committee, are given the opportunity to work with Argonne scientists and engineers in a research area of common interest.

To apply, review the Named Fellowship Applicant Instructions. When ready to apply, navigate to the application page to upload your CV, graduate school transcripts and research proposal. Nomination memos from the Argonne sponsor and Letters of Recommendation should be sent via email directly to

Questions should be directed to the Postdoctoral Program Coordinator, Dr. Kristene Henne at

For more information on Argonne’s strategic missions, science and technology initiatives and to identify an Argonne sponsor, please visit our home page For more information on the Postdoctoral Program and careers at Argonne, please visit

About Kristene Henne

Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues. Henne has a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Purdue University, a B.S. in biology from Governors State University, and an A.A.S. in radiography from Kankakee Community College. She came to Argonne as a postdoctoral researcher in the Biosciences Division in 2009 and became a program coordinator in 2011.
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