The DOE National STEM Fellowship is open to students who are US citizens.
To be eligible and apply, students must:
- Be a first-year or second-year graduate student in a qualified research-focused Master’s Program at an accredited college or university in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Washington DC at the time of applying
- Be a full-time student
Qualified Graduate Degree Program
Applicants must be planning to pursue or be currently pursuing a Master’s in an approved STEM major, including physics, chemistry, biology (non-medical), mathematics, engineering, computer science, and areas of environmental sciences at an accredited college or university in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Washington DC. Applicants should demonstrate interest in pursuing graduate study and research in areas supported by the US Department of Energy Office of Science.
The Master’s degree program pursued must require a research thesis.
Selected applicants must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student by the fall of 2011.
Graduate programs not eligible for the DOE National STEM Fellowship include: joint BS/MS degree programs, MBA, MD, joint MD/PhD, JD, or joint JD/PhD programs.
Other Federal Graduate Fellowships
Students who are current recipients of another Federal graduate fellowship that provides tuition and stipend support are not eligible for the DOE National STEM Fellowship Program.