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Innovation in Buildings (IBUILD) Graduate Research Fellowship


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


IBUILD Fellowship Application Deadline
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
5 pm EST

About this Fellowship

Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) to train MS and PhD students for research-intensive building technologies careers.

The fellowship is designed to create well-trained, diverse MS and PhD scholars who are equipped for research-intensive building technologies careers across all sectors. IBUILD Fellows receive research and educational support to conduct innovative research at their home institution in an area with demonstrated relevance to building energy efficiency. In addition to funding high quality research, the fellowship provides professional development, mentoring, networking, and support for internship opportunities.

May be extended for multiple years. The fellowship is awarded in 12 months increments based on an annual review of research progress and sustained alignment with designated BTO research areas.

Award Value

$35,000 stipend, up to $25,000 for tuition, up to $16,000 for health insurance, up to $12,000 for research and travel expenses.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Masters, Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: October 12, 2021

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