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DOE Scholars Program

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • General Public

Program Purpose:

  • Education and Workforce Development

Reserved for Energy


Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


The Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program is a Department-wide program designed to create a pipeline of highly qualified talent in disciplinary fields that support mission critical areas of the DOE. The DOE Scholars Program provides opportunities designed to introduce DOE missions, functions, and operations to talented undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates. These opportunities will help prepare Scholars towards the full range of entry and mid-level research, technical and professional positions within DOE and other organizations that support the DOE mission.

As a result, you will:
• Gain insight and experience on DOE’s mission, culture and operations.
• Showcase your education, talent and skills while contributing to the DOE’s mission and operations.
• Enhance your preparedness for scientific, technological and policy related-careers.
• Become part of a skilled workforce for the future that will benefit both the DOE and the overall global competitiveness of the nation.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – no match
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Your stipend will be based on your academic status. In order to receive the graduate student stipend, you must be enrolled as a graduate student or have completed your undergraduate or graduate degree. You will be required to verify your academic status before your appointment starts. If you have completed an associate degree, you will be considered an undergraduate student and receive a stipend consistent with an undergraduate student status.
Estimated Awards:
The number of DOE Scholars appointments varies each year.

Applicant Guidance

For more information, please visit https://orise.orau.gov/doescholars/.

Contact Information

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