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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


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:

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