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

April 16, 2015

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 59 scholarships to undergraduate students and 32 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 2015 Scholarship and Fellowship Awards

DOE Seeking Information on FY 2016 R&D and Infrastructure Focus Areas

April 13, 2015

DOE is seeking information, comments, feedback, and recommendations from interested parties on:

1) Future work scope areas for the major NE-funded research programs in the following areas:

  • Fuel Cycle Research and Development
  • Reactor Concepts Research, Development and Demonstration
  • Nuclear Energy Advanced Modeling and Simulation
  • Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies Crosscutting Technology Development.

2) Needed capabilities supporting research, training and technology demonstration.

3) High priority nuclear energy-related infrastructure needs including information on the potential benefit, location, funding model, and feasibility of establishing, maintaining, and operating such facilities.

Input must be submitted by June 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM ET to be considered for FY 2016 work scopes. 

Request for Information- Research and Development Work Scope Development (DE-SOL-0008246)

Request for Information- Potential Infrastructure Investments (DE-SOL-0008318)

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