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Nuclear Energy Funding Opportunity for Students

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The Center for Advanced Energy Studies and the Office of Research Development is hosting a webinar on December 9th to introduce funding opportunities for students pursuing research opportunities in nuclear energy.

Information about the event

University Nuclear Leadership Undergraduate Scholarship and Graduate Fellowship Webinar
Thursday, December 9 at 2 pm-3:30 pm

Boise State University’s Division of Research and Economic Development in partnership with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies and the College of Engineering is pleased to announce a webinar on the University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP). The UNLP seeks to attract qualified nuclear science and engineering students to nuclear energy professions through Undergraduate Scholarship¬†and Graduate Fellowship opportunities. Scholarships provide $10,000 for one year. Graduate students awarded fellowships receive $161,000 over three years, which includes an annual stipend of $37,000.

The webinar includes an overview of the University Nuclear Leadership Program, scholarship and graduate fellowship eligibility requirements, and application process by program administrator, Julie Jacobson. In addition, previous and current UNLP scholarship and fellowship awardees will share their approach in putting together a competitive application. To close out the workshop, The Writing Center will provide an overview of support and resources available to students applying to the UNLP scholarship and fellowship opportunities.

Who should attend

Undergraduate students pursuing a degree, minor, or certificate in a nuclear energy-related discipline and early-career graduate students in a nuclear energy-related discipline whose proposed research aligns to the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Nuclear Energy mission.

Register for the event here

Please let me know if you have any questions.


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Jessie Roth
Research Development Coordinator
Office of Research Development
(208) 426-4177