GW Partners with NIST to Strengthen the U.S. Scientific Workforce

August 2, 2023

Four researchers looking at equipment within their lab

The George Washington University has entered a five-year cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that will strengthen the scientific workforce while providing opportunities for GW and its partners in the Professional Research Experience Program (PREP).

The collaboration, GWU-PREP, brings up to $29.9 million in federal funds to create research opportunities at the NIST campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and provide financial assistance to eligible graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, including full tuition reimbursement and a monthly stipend or hourly wage. Undergraduate students may be able to work part-time and/or during the summer at NIST. Recent graduates, faculty and researchers who aren’t seeking degrees may also work with NIST on various projects.

Read the full article on GW Today.