The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) today announced two new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP), formerly the Integrated University Program (IUP), seeking applicants for undergraduate scholarships and graduate-level fellowships in nuclear energy-related fields.
- The UNLP Undergraduate Scholarship for students attending a two-year institution – will provide $5,000 toward the cost of tuition and additional expenses for the 2022-2023 year.
- The UNLP Undergraduate Scholarship for students attending a four-year institution – will provide $10,000 toward the cost of tuition and additional expenses for the 2022-2023 year.
- The UNLP Graduate Fellowship provides $161,000 over three years to support graduate research, as well as a summer internship at a DOE national laboratory or approved facility.
Student applications are due on January 27, 2022 and must be submitted using the online submittal system found at neup.gov. NE intends to notify award recipients in spring 2022.
FY 2021 Scholarship RFA
FY 2021 Fellowship RFA
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Institutions with students receiving awards need to be UNLP-approved by DOE-NE prior to the transfer of award funds for students. This is done by the university/college through a separate Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0002265) found at www.grants.gov. For more information on how to become an IUP-approved institution, please visit the Applicant Resources page at neup.gov.