JSA

JSA Initiatives Fund
Projects, Initiatives, Activities

FY2016 Awards
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$100,000
JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program. JSA Awards Graduate Fellowships for Research at Jefferson Lab.
$98,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT)
$35,000
JSA/JLab Sabbatical/Research Leave Support
$27,000
Junior Scientist Travel Support
$20,000
JSA Outstanding Nuclear Physicist
$12,000
Undergraduate Support in Jefferson Lab Research
$11,250
Users Group Awards:JSA Post Doc Research Grant. Research Planned for Unique Spinning Nuclei Nets Prize.
$10,800
Nathan Isgur Senior Post Doc Research Grant
$10,000
JSA/JLab Cooperative Education Program
$10,000
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$9,250
JSA/JLab Minority/Female Undergraduate Research Assistantship
$9,000
Nuclear Physics Hill Day and Other Congressional Visits
$7,000
Undergraduate Women in Physics Conference. Report.
$7,000
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support at APS and DNP Conferences
$6,000
JSA/JLab Patents Awards Event: Recognizing Innovation
$6,000
Users Group Awards:Thesis and Poster Prizes. Thesis Prize Awarded for Research on Interacting Protons and Neutrons. Poster Prize Awards.
$5,650
Honoraria for Foreign PAC Members
$5,600
Next-Generation Nuclear Physics with JLab 12-GeV and EIC Workshop. Report.
$5,000
BARYONS 2016 Conference. Report.
$5,000
Biennial African School on Fundamental Physics and Its Applications. Report.
$5,000
International School of QCD. Report.
$5,000
HUGS International Fellowship for Graduate Students in Developing Countries. Report.
$4,700
Gordon Research Conference on Photonuclear Reactions. Report.
$4,250
QCD Evolution Workshop. Report.
$4,000
Radiative Effects in Precision Electron Scattering Workshop. Report.
$3,500
Accelerator Physics Education Outreach with Mexican Universities. Report. Report.
$3,500
Users Group Board Business Travel
$3,000
Fostering Science Dialogue
$3,000
Extra Child Care (ExCARE) Travel Support
$3,000
Data Mining Collaboration Meeting. Report.
$3,000
GlueX Physics and Analysis Workshop. Report.
$2,500
Photoproduction on Nuclear Targets at GlueX Workshop. Report.
$2,500
Light Cone 2016 (LC2016) Meeting
$2,500
Physics with Neutral Kaon Beam at JLab Workshop. Report.
$2,500
FIRST Robotics Teams Sponsorship
$2,000
Proton Radius Puzzle at the Trento ECT. Report.
$1,500

FY2015 Awards. FY2015 IF Program Report
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$100,000
JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program. JSA Awards Graduate Fellowships for Research at Jefferson Lab
$98,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT)
$35,000
Junior Scientist Travel Support
$20,000
JSA/JLab Sabbatical/Research Leave Support
$18,000
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$11,070
Users Group Awards:JSA Post Doc Research Grant
$10,000
Nathan Isgur Senior Post Doc Research Grant
$10,000
JSA Cooperative Education Program
$10,000
Nuclear Physics Hill Day and Other Congressional Visits
$10,000
JSA Minority/Female Undergraduate Research Assistantship. NMSU Undergrad Tackles 3D Particle Scattering Animations
$9,000
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support at APS and DNP Conferences
$6,000
Undergraduate Student Support in Theoretical Physics
$5,000
International Conference on Quarks and Nuclear Physics (QNP2015). Report
$5,000
Light Cone 2015 (LC2015): Theory and Experiment for Hadrons on the Light Front. Report
$5,000
Nucleon Resonances: from Photoproduction to High Photon Virtualities. Report
$5,000
Users Group Awards:Thesis and Poster Prizes
$4,850
Graduate Student and Post Doc Association Activities
$4,700
Promising Young Scientist Program
$3,900
Accelerator Physics Education Outreach with Mexican Universities
$3,400
Users Group Board Business Travel
$3,000
Users Group Student Tour Guide Program
$3,000
Extra Child Care (ExCARE) Travel Support
$3,000
JLab Science Colloquia Series (awaiting revised proposal)
$3,000
International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC15)
$2,500
COOL 15 Workshop
$2,500
APS Topical Group on Hadronic Physics Workshop
$2,500
Final State Nucleons for Neutrino-Nucleus Interactions Workshop
$2,400
HUGS International Fellowship for Graduate Students in Developing Countries. Report
$2,200
Undergraduate Support in Accelerator Sciences
$2,000
FIRST Lego League Robotics Team
$1,000


FY2014 Awards. FY2014 IF Program Report
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$100,000
JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program. JSA Awards Graduate Fellowships for Research at Jefferson Lab
$98,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT)
$35,000
Economic Impact Study Update
$33,000
JSA/JLab Sabbatical/Research Leave Support
$18,000
Junior Scientist Travel Support
$18,000
JSA Outstanding Nuclear Physicist. JSA Announces 2015 Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Recipients
$12,000
Users Group Awards:JSA Post Doc Research Grant. Duke University Research Associate Awarded 2014 Prize to Support Research Work with Jefferson Lab
$11,000
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$10,670
Nathan Isgur Senior Post Doc Research Grant
$10,000
JSA Cooperative Education Program
$10,000
JSA Minority/Female Undergraduate Research Assistantship. William and Mary Physics Undergrad Receives Major Research Assistantship
$9,000
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support at APS and DNP Conferences
$6,000
Gordon Research Conference on Photonuclear Reactions
$5,000
Undergraduate Student Support in Theoretical Physics
$5,000
Ecological Society Meeting: Visualization with Short-Lived Isotopes...Workshop
$5,000
Graduate Student and Post Doc Association Activities
$4,700
Undergraduate Support in Accelerator Sciences
$4,300
Promising Young Scientist Program
$4,260
Users Group Awards:Thesis and Poster Prizes. Young Physicist from Syracuse University Receives Jefferson Lab's 2014 Thesis Prize
$4,250
Accelerator Physics Education Outreach with Mexican Universities
$4,000
APS Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Beam Physics Award
$3,000
Users Group Board Business Travel
$2,800
Extra Child Care (ExCARE) Travel Support
$2,000
Hadronic Probes of Fundamental Symmetries Workshop
$2,000
Tensor Spin Observables Workshop
$2,000
FIRST Lego League Robotics Team
$1,000

 

FY2013 Awards
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$100,000
JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program
$98,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT)
$35,000
JSA/JLab Distinguished Theory Studentship
$24,000
JSA/JLab Sabbatical/Research Leave Support Program
$18,000
Users Group Junior Scientist Travel Support
$18,000
Users Group Awards:JSA Post Doc Research Grant
$11,000
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$10,670
Nathan Isgur Post Doctoral Research Grant
$10,000
JSA Cooperative Education Program
$10,000
JSA Minority Undergraduate Research Assistantship
$9,000
Hampton Roads Partnership Membership
$8,000
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support
$5,500
JLab Diversity and Inclusion Council Support
$5,000
Probing Strangeness in Hard Processes Workshop
$5,000
International Conference on Meson-Nucleon Physics and the Structure of the Nucleon
$5,000
Structure of Nucleons and Nuclei Workshop
$5,000
Data Mining Collaboration Meeting
$5,000
Undergraduate Student Support in Theoretical Physics
$5,000
Workshop on Hadron Physics in China and Opportunities in the U.S.
$5,000
Undergraduate Support in Accelerator Sciences
$4,300
Users Group Awards:Thesis and Poster Prizes
$4,250
Graduate Student and Post Doc Seminars and Activities
$4,000
Users Group Board Business Travel
$2,400
Student Tour Guide Program
$2,400
Promising Young Scientist Program
$1,080
Cooling System for High Power Solid Target in Vacuum
$450
FLL Robotics Competition
$400

 

FY2012 Awards
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$125,000
JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program. JSA Awards Seven Graduate Fellowships for Research at Jefferson Lab
$90,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT)
- JLab Science Education Team Receives DOE Achievement Award
- JLab Offers Science Enrichment Program for Teachers
$35,000
Nathan Isgur Senior Post Doctoral Fellowship
$25,000
JSA/JLab Distinguished Theory Studentship
$24,000
JSA/JLab Sabbatical/Research Leave Support Program
$18,000
Junior Scientist Travel Support
$14,000
jSA Outstanding Nuclear Physicist
$12,000
Users Group Awards:JSA Post Doc Research Grant. JSA Grant Winner Takes Aim at Never-Before-Seen State of Matter
$11,000
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$10,470
JSA Cooperative Education Program
$10,000
Research Assistantship Program for Minority S&E Students
$9,000
Undergraduate Support in Accelerator Sciences
$8,600
Hampton Roads Partnership Membership
$8,000
Future Light Sources 2012 Conference (FLS2012)
$8,000
Geant4 Tutorial
$6,764
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support
$5,500
Gordon Research Conference on Photonuclear Physics
$5,000
2nd Biennial African School on Fundamental Physics
$5,000
Workshop: The Quest for the Van der Waals Color Force in QCD
$4,000
Users Group Awards:Thesis and Poster Prizes. Thesis Prize Winner Explores Strange Matter; Users Group Announces Poster Contest Winners
$3,950
Graduate Student and Post Doc Seminars and Activities
$3,400
Users Group Board Business Travel
$2,400
Undergraduate Student Support in Theoretical Physics
$2,250
Promising Young Physicist Colloquium Series. Program Helps Young Scientists Prep for Academic Job Market and Raise Awareness of Nuclear Physics
$2,000
Moving the Cyclotron from JLab to ODU
$1,000
FLL Robotics Competition. Robots Teach Teamwork
$365

 

FY2011 Awards
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$125,000
JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program. JSA Awards Eight Graduate Fellowships for Research at the Jefferson Lab
$110,000
Nathan Isgur Senior Post Doctoral Fellowship
$50,000
Economic Impact Study-Update. Independent Study Declares Jefferson Lab “Huge Economic Engine”
$37,750
JSA/JLab Sabbatical/Research Leave Support Program
$36,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT) Teacher Enrichment Program Wins Award
$32,500
JSA/JLab Distinguished Theory Studentship
$26,000
Users Group Junior Scientist Travel Support
$12,500
JSA Outstanding Nuclear Physicist. MIT Professor Wins First JSA Outstanding Nuclear Physicist Award
$12,000
Users Group Awards:JSA Post Doc Research Grant. Grant Winner Plans New Spin On Liquid Crystals
$11,000
CLAS12 GeV European Workshop
$11,000
JLab Cooperative Education Program
$10,000
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$9,700
Research Assistantship Program for Minority S&E Students. Student Focuses on Accelerator Science With Help of Research Assistantship
$9,000
Undergraduate Support in Accelerator Sciences
$8,500
Hampton Roads Partnership Membership
$8,000
JLab Patent Awards Program
$7,500
The Cyclotron Kids Accelerator
$7,000
International School of Physics-Enrico Fermi- Course on "Three-Dimensional Partonic Structure of the Nucleon"
$6,000
The 8th International Workshop on the Physics of Excited Nucleons
$5,000
Meeting: Partons in Nucleon and Nuclei
$5,000
EIC INT 2010 JLab User Support
$5,000
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support
$5,000
Polarized Electrons for Polarized Positrons (PEPPo)
$4,500
Users Group Awards:Thesis and Poster Prizes
- Thesis Prize Winner Recognized at Users Meeting
- Grad Students Earn Prizes for Best Posters
$3,950
Users Group Graduate Student Activities
$3,400
APS Group on Hadronic Physics Thesis Prize
$3,000
Educating JLab Staff on "Implicit Bias"
$3,000
Workshop on Parallelism in Experimental Nuclear Physics
$3,000
Student-Led Tour Program
$2,100
Promising Young Physicist Colloquium Series
$2,000

 

FY2010 Awards
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$125,000
JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program. JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Awards Announced
$110,000
Positron Coincidence Imaging Detector System
$55,000
Nathan Isgur Senior Post Doctoral Fellowship. Experimentalist Named
Nathan Isgur Fellow
$50,000
JSA/JLab Sabbatical/Research Leave Support Program
$36,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT) JLab’s Science Enrichment Program for 5th, 6th & 8th Grade Teachers
$32,500
Users Group Awards:JSA Post Doc Research Grant; Thesis Award; Poster Prize. JSA Announces Winner of 2010 Postdoc Research Award
$15,300
Users Group Junior Scientist Travel Support
$12,500
ELIC Workshops
$12,000
The Cyclotron Kids Accelerator
$10,000
Research Assistantship Program for Minority S&E Students. GWU Student Wins JSA Minority Undergraduate Research Assistantship
$9,000
Hampton Roads Partnership Membership
$8,000
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$6,900
African School on Fundamental Physics
$5,000
Symposium on Accelerator and Beam Physics
$5,000
High Energy Nuclear Physics and QCD Workshop
$5,000
Workshop: Probing Strangeness in Hard Processes
$5,000
Meson-Nucleon Physics (MENU2010)
$5,000
CLAS12 Software Workshop
$5,000
Exclusive Reactions at High Momentum Transfer
$5,000
Undergraduate Support in Accelerator Sciences
$4,500
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support
$4,500
Photon-Hadron Physics in Hall D
$4,000
Users Group Graduate Student Activities
$3,800
JLab Analysis School Workshop
$2,000
Young Physicist Career Development
$2,000

 

FY2009 Awards
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$125,000
JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program
- JSA Press Release: JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Awards Announced
$110,000
Nathan Isgur Senior Post Doctoral Fellowship
$50,000
Handheld Gamma Camera for Cancer Surgery
$40,600
JSA/JLab Sabbatical/Research Leave Support Program
$36,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers (JSAT)
$32,500
Advanced Concepts for Energy Recovery in an FEL
$30,000
Limits to SRF Cavity Performance
$20,000
Users Group Awards:JSA PostDoc Research Grant; Thesis Award; Poster Prizes
- JLab News: JSA Postdoc Research Fellowship Awarded
- Lab News: Proton Research Earns JSA Thesis Prize
$13,750
Users Group Junior Scientist Travel Support
$12,500
JLab Patent Awards Program
$10,000
International Conference on Hadron Spectroscopy Support
$10,000
Transverse Parton Structure of Hadrons Meeting Support
$10,000
JLab Cooperative Education Program
$10,000
CLAS 12 GeV European Workshop Support
$10,000
Hampton Roads Partnership Membership
$8,000
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$6,500
JLab Women in Science & Engineering Workshop
$6,000
Meeting: Precision Measurement of the Weak Mixing Angle
$5,000
LAS for PVDIS Studies
$5,000
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support
$4,000
Spin Structure at Long Distance Meeting Support
$3,500
Users Group Graduate Student Activities
$3,000
Users Group Student-Led Tour Program
$2,600

 

FY2008 Awards
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$125,000
Graduate Fellowship Program
- JSA Press Release: JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Awards Announced
$110,000
Nathan Isgur Senior Post Doc
$50,000
Director Search Related Activities
$38,000
Economic Impact Study
$36,200
Sabbatical Support Program
$36,000
JLab Science Activities for Teachers
$32,000
Prostate Imaging PET Probe
$29,300
Research Internship for Foreign Undergrads
$25,320
JLab Patent Awards Program
$12,500
Users Group Conference Travel Support
$10,250
Users Group JSA Postdoctoral Fellowship
- JLab News: Inaugural JSA Postdoctoral Research Fellow Announced
$10,000
Workshop - Photon-Hadron Physics with GlueX Detector
$10,000
Workshop - Lattice 2008
$10,000
Membership - Hampton Roads Partnership
$8,000
Users Group Thesis and Poster Prizes
$5,750
Hall B Architectural Model
$4,500
Users Group Annual Meeting Support
$4,400
Student Led Tours
$3,500
Workshop - PREX Experiment
$3,000
Users Group Satellite Meeting Support
$3,000

 

FY2007 Awards
Award Amount
Director's Discretionary Fund
$125,000
Graduate Fellowship Program
$90,000
Director Search Related Activities
$83,000
Sabbatical Support Program
$36,000
Workshops
$10,000
Membership - Hampton Roads Partnership
$8,000
Users Activities
$6,100
Patent Awards
$5,000

 

FY2006 (June through September 2006) Awards
Expenditures
Graduate Fellowship Program
$105,178
Director's Discretionary Fund
$43,273
Sabbatical Support Program
$24,750
Membership - Hampton Roads Partnership
$8,000
APS Thesis Award
$3,000


The JSA Initiatives Fund Program is funded annually by the JSA owners, SURA and PAE Applied Technologies, to support projects, initiatives, and activities that further the scientific outreach, and promote the science, education and technology missions of Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab user community.

JSA manages and operates the Jefferson Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Updated May 5, 2017.