Jan
18
Fri

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship External Deadline

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When: Friday, January 18, 2013
All day  
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student
Contact: Angela R Johnson   (847) 491-2617
Group: Office of Fellowships Deadlines
Category: Academic

Are you a female or minority STEM students looking to gain a competitive edge and insight into federal employment? Look no further than the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship; selected participants will have the opportunity to work on focused research projects consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy at one of several locations in the U.S. Don’t miss out!

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy, is a 10-week summer internship program that provides opportunities to minority and female students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology (IT), engineering, or mathematics (STEM majors).

Candidates will receive a paid stipend during the program, in addition to approved transportation expenses to and from the internship site and technical forum location. The MLEF program allows students to gain valuable experience in DOE/FE mission-related research programs, and offers an "inside view" of federal employment which encourages students to consider future opportunities within the Department of Energy.

Students will be paid:
** A weekly stipend of $600 for undergraduate students;
** A weekly stipend of $750 for Master's students;
** A weekly stipend of $850 for Doctoral and Post-Doctoral students;
** Approved travel costs to and from the host site; and
** Approved travel costs to the Technical Forum for presentations and awards. 

Eligibility Requirements
To qualify for the program, students must:
** Be 18 years of age;
** Be a citizen of the United States;
** Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher); and
** Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.