Jack Eddy Postdoctoral Fellowships
For early-career PhDs
The Jack Eddy Fellowship at a glance
Established by NASA’s Living With a Star program and UCAR/CPAESS in 2009, this prestigious fellowship program is named after pioneering solar researcher John A. “Jack” Eddy. The two-year fellowship is designed to train the next generation of heliophysics researchers. It matches early-career PhDs with experienced scientists at U.S. host research institutions.
Several new appointments are made annually.
Preference give to:
Recent PhDs (PhD within 3 years) whose project directly addresses the objectives of the LWS program.
The recent recruitment period ended on January 20, 2023. A new recruitment announcement will come out in the fall of 2023.
Why apply for this fellowship?
- Work on Sun-Earth questions from a truly interdisciplinary perspective
- Get the freedom and support to pursue your own research
- Establish a relationship with a new mentor at the start of your career
- Benefit from the pre-eminent fellowship available to the astronomy community
Current and past NASA Jack Eddy Fellows
Each year, between two and four students are awarded a Jack Eddy Fellowship to pursue their own research project. They work with scientist mentors at institutions ranging from universities and science centers, to NCAR’s High Altitude Observatory and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.