General Lab Information


Due to COVID-19, this information is subject to change. Additional requirements may be added. The program may be virtual online for 2021.

The Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology of the American Chemical Society sponsors and administers the summer schools in nuclear and radiochemistry which are funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Selected students are awarded fellowships that include a $4,000 stipend and 6 college credits at Stony Brook University (State University of New York at Stony Brook) for completing a lecture and laboratory course.

Students participating in the six week summer program at Brookhaven National Laboratory will have the opportunity to visit nuclear-related and radiochemistry facilities, attend a guest lecture series, and interact with leaders of nuclear science in academics, medicine, industry, government, and the (nuclear) Navy.

The summer school program was founded as an educational outreach and workforce development activity to prime the pipeline at the undergraduate level in order to promote strategic expertise in nuclear science and provide trained personnel to meet national needs in nuclear research, the nuclear power industry, and nuclear medicine. Twelve students are chosen for each of the two sites. Brookhaven National Laboratory and its sister site, San Jose State University are proud to host these programs, and encourage you to apply.

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Audience for This Program

Undergraduate students interested in nuclear sciences.

Course Application

The Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring two INTENSIVE six-week Summer Schools in Nuclear and Radiochemistry for undergraduates.

The Schools are held at Brookhaven National Laboratory (Eastern Site, Long Island, NY) and San Jose State University (Western Site, San Jose, CA). Funding is provided by the US Department of Energy.

All interested participants must complete their applications online and should apply before February 1.

National Program Application

Program Information

Note: This event falls under Exemption D (Formal classroom training held at Federal facilities, which does not exhibit indicia of a formal conference as outlined in the Conference/Event Exemption Request Form.) Participation is contingent on application acceptance.