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DOE/NE Scholarships and Fellowships available

Department-of-Energy-Logo_320x240The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) today announced two new Requests for Applications (RFAs) that seek applicants for undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships in nuclear science and engineering fields of study.

NE expects to award approximately $4.6 million for up to 70 undergraduate scholarships and 30 graduate fellowships to a diverse group of U.S. students and legal permanent residents via the competitive process defined in the RFAs.

Undergraduate scholarships are $5,000 for one year. The maximum award for fellowships is anticipated to be $50,000 a year for three years, with an additional one time $5,000 allotment to fund a minimum 10-week internship at DOE, a DOE national laboratory or other designated facility.

Applications for the Scholarship and Fellowship RFAs are due on May 23, 2013, and must be submitted using the online submittal application found at NE intends to notify award recipients by August 2013.

If you have any questions, please contact DOE/NE at 208-526-1104 or

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