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U.S. Department of Energy Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program


Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

Provides college students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer.

Since 1995, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees. The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

Selected candidates will train under the mentorship of program officials and scientists on focused research projects consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy.

Deadlines are typically in January, but be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline.

Award Value

A weekly stipend of: $650 for undergraduate students and $750 for Master’s students

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Postdoctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: July 19, 2022

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