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

NEW: FY 2021 Scholarship for students attending a 2-year trade school/community college

FY 2021 Scholarship RFA

Submit an Application​

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents
  • Going into their first or second year in trade school/community college during the Fall 2020 semester
  • Enrolled in an IUP-accepted college or university
  • Studying nuclear science or engineering or a related field, including disciplines in support of training nuclear energy-related technicians in areas including, but not limited to, nuclear operations, mechanical and electrical maintenance, and radiation protection, are also applicable. (see more complete list of disciplines below)

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

Official transcripts should be sent electronically to neup@inl.gov but can be mailed to the following address:

INR Integration Office
Attn: Julie Jacobson
P.O. Box 1625
MS 3730
Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3730
Ph: 208-526-6760
 

All documents must be received by the INR Integration Office by the FY21 application deadline, January 27, 2022 at 8 pm ET.



FY 2021 Scholarship for students attending a 4-year college/university

FY 2021 Scholarship RFA

Submit an Application

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents
  • At least a sophomore in college during the Fall 2020 semester
  • Enrolled in an IUP-accepted college or university
  • Studying nuclear science or engineering or a related field, including disciplines in support of training nuclear energy-related technicians in areas including, but not limited to, nuclear operations, mechanical and electrical maintenance, and radiation protection, are also applicable. (see more complete list of disciplines below)

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

Official transcripts should be sent electronically to neup@inl.gov but can be mailed to the following address:

INR Integration Office
Attn: Julie Jacobson
P.O. Box 1625
MS 3730
Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3730
Ph: 208-526-6760
 

All documents must be received by the INR Integration Office by the FY21 application deadline, January 27, 2021, 8 pm ET


​More complete list of disciplines:

Eligibility does not guarantee funding and is restricted to U.S. colleges and universities with programs of study in science and engineering disciplines related to nuclear energy such as nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry, health physics, nuclear materials science, radiochemistry, applied nuclear physics, nuclear policy, radiation protection technology, nuclear power technology, nuclear maintenance technology, nuclear engineering technology, computer science, and cybersecurity. ​​In addition, disciplines in support of training nuclear energy-related technicians in areas including, but not limited to, nuclear operations, mechanical and electrical maintenance, and radiation protection, are also applicable.