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DOE Scholars Program

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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)
Postdoc & Early Career

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

The DOE Scholars Program introduces students and recent college graduates to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) mission and operations.Research disciplines include; Artificial Intelligence, Nuclear Energy and Security, Clean Energy and Renewable Sources: Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Biomass and Hydropower, Climate Change, Electricity, Energy Efficiency, Cybersecurity , Environmental Science, Emergency Response, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy Storage, National Security, Fossil Energy: Oil, Coal and Natural Gas, Vehicles, Hydrogen & Fuel Cells, and Management and Operations.

The DOE Scholars Program offers the following benefits:

-Stipends starting at $700 per week for undergraduates and $750 per week for graduate students and post graduates during the internship period

-Limited travel reimbursement to/from assigned location

-Direct exposure to and participation in projects and activities in DOE mission-relevant research areas

-Identification of career goals and opportunities

-Development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts.

Scholars must be pursuing a degree or have received a degree within 5 years in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline or a field that supports the DOE operations mission including but not limited to communications, management, business, and law.

Please visit our website to learn more about how to apply.

Participating Institution(s):
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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (Lead)
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Business Administration
Computational Sciences
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Computer Sciences
International Studies
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
STEM Fields

Artificial Intelligence
Chemical Biology
Science Policy
STEM Education

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)

Page last updated 2/20/2024
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