Hoffleit Undergraduate Astronomy
Research Scholarship at Yale

Undergrad observing at WIYN
at the telescope
Branford College

Spend the Summer at Yale working as a researcher in astronomy

Who May Apply:

  • ŸUndergraduate science majors who have completed their 1st year.
  • ŸStudents of any nationality
  • ŸStudents with a strong desire to continue on to graduate school are particularly encouraged to apply

How to Apply:

Please send the following to valerie.robalino@yale.edu Subject: Hoffleit by Feb 15th 2014: (1) a one page application letter describing how a summer at Yale would fit in to the pursuit of your career goals; (2) a CV; (3) two letters of reference; and (4) university transcripts.


Housing and stipend:

In addition to a salary of $450 per week, students will be provided with housing within the historic Yale Residential Colleges as well as an additional stipend for meals. Up to $1000 in reimbursement for travel expenses will be provided.

Undergraduates work with many of our Faculty on many different research topics (click images below for some examples):

           Exoplanets Milky Way Galaxy Evolution Galaxy Clusters

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