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​​​​​​​Department of Energy Announces Over $5 Million in Student Scholarship and Fellowship Awards

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced over $5 million to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing nuclear science and engineering degrees.​

The Energy Department is awarding 58 scholarships to undergraduate students and 31 fellowships to graduate students in engineering and science programs related to nuclear energy. Each scholarship student will receive $7,500 to help cover the cost of his or her education for the next year. Fellowship winners will receive $50,000 a year over the next three years to help pay for their graduate studies and research, plus $5,000 toward a summer internship.

FY 2017 Scholarship and Fellowship Awards​


Scholarship recipients receive $7,500 toward the cost of their education. They are eligible to apply for the scholarship in subsequent years.

To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must be:

Applicants must submit:

  • A Personal Career Goals essay identifying the applicant's long-term career goals and how the applicant's program of study/career goals align to the DOE-NE mission
  • Three reference letters
  • Official college transcripts
  • ACT (code 6309) or SAT (code 5965) scores

Official transcripts can be mailed to the following address:

    INR Integration Office
    Attn: Cheree Novich
    P.O. Box 1625
    MS 3730
    Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3730