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

May 9, 2014

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 42 scholarships to undergraduate students and 33 fellowships to graduate students in engineering and science programs related to nuclear energy. Each scholarship student will receive $5,000 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.

FY 2014 Scholarship and Fellowship Awards


Fellowships are $50,000 a year over three years to help pay for graduate studies and research.

To be considered for a fellowship, 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
  • A Proposed Graduate Research essay describing the research the student is interested in conducting during the course of the fellowship
  • Three reference letters
  • Official undergraduate and any graduate college transcripts

Official transcripts can be mailed to the following address:

    NEUP Integration Office
    Attn: Jenna Payne
    P.O. Box 1625
    MS 3560
    Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3560  

Fellowship Documents

These documents are available to aid current fellowship recipients in meeting NEUP reporting requirements.

Travel Request Form- NEUP allows for one research related travel allowance per year that must be approved by NEUP 3 to 4 months before the travel takes place.

Fellowship Internship Approval Form- NEUP Fellows must fill out and submit this fellowship internship approval form for their required 10-week internship at a DOE national laboratory or other NEUP-approved facility.

Fellowship Annual Report- The annual report has gone online. Click on this link to take you to the reporting page where you can fill out your annual report. You will need to know your NEUP log-in and password to access your annual report.