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NNSA PATH Scholarship

Employer
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
Location
Remote
Salary
Up to $20,000/yr Scholarship
Closing date
May 9, 2024

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Specialty
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Internship / Student / Training
Organization Type
Firm

Job Details

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Deadline: MAY 15, 2024 | 11:59 PM EST

The Program Award for Technical and Higher-Education (PATH), sponsored by National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), offers scholarships to students from Minority Serving Institutions pursuing a technical certificate, associate, bachelor, or graduate degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM)-discipline that supports the critical needs of the Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE). The NSE has a wide array of critical needs that range from technical expertise and skilled trades to STEM research.  Important areas of research include nuclear security, advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, engineering, and energy systems.

 

PATH is committed to serving diverse populations, providing education and programs that serve students with unique backgrounds, circumstances, needs, notions, and beliefs.

 

NNSA Mission Directorates include:


Why should I apply?

The NNSA PATH Scholarship will:

 

Provide financial support to students who demonstrate a desire to pursue a STEM-focused academic pathway that applies to the NNSA Mission Directorate. Expose students to STEM-related research taking place at community colleges, undergraduate and graduate colleges and universities. Connect students to other NNSA MSI-supported students, faculty, and alumni. Foster an understanding of NNSA Mission Directorate mission and introduce students to the NNSA MSI Internship Program. Expose students to STEM-based careers at NNSA and the Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE)

What are the benefits?

Scholarships will start on September 1st and will end May 31st regardless of the beginning and ending of the academic terms. 

  • Technical Certification/Two-year certificate/degree: $4, 500/year for up to 2 years Four-year Undergraduate Degree: $10,000/year for up to 4 years Graduate Degree: $20,000/year up to 2 years

 

Eligibility

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) at the time of application. Be 18 years of age by September 1, 2024. Meet one of the following conditions at the time of application: Planning to be enrolled as an undergraduate (a freshman, sophomore or junior student) at a Minority Serving Institution for the 2024-2025 academic year. Planning to be enrolled as a first-year graduate student at a Minority Serving Institution for the 2024-2025 academic year. Planning to be enrolled as a PhD student at a Minority Serving Institution for the 2024-2025 academic year. 

Be pursuing or plan to pursue a degree in a STEM discipline in one or more fields that supports the critical needs of the Nuclear Security Enterprise. The enterprise has a wide array of critical needs that range from technical expertise and skilled trades to STEM research.  Important areas of research include nuclear security, advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, engineering, and energy systems. Be interested in the NNSA mission. Information about the NNSA Mission Directorates detailing the NNSA mission can be found at: Maintaining the Stockpile Nonproliferation Counterterrorism and Counterproliferation   Powering the Nuclear Navy

  • Meet the minimum grade point average (GPA) requirements for the corresponding academic level listed below: One-to-two-year degree or certification: 2.5 Four-year undergraduate degree: 3.0 Graduate degree: 3.2 minimum

For detailed eligibility requirements, review the opportunity announcement linked below.

 

How to Apply

Details about the application and supporting materials can be found at https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/2024-NNSA-PATH-Scholarships.

 

Deadlines

Application Deadline: May 15, 2024, 11:59 PM EST.

Recommendation Deadline: May 20, 2024, 8:00 AM EST.

 

For more information

Contact us at MSIPP-PATH@orise.orau.gov

 

Please share this information with friends, colleagues, and students who may be interested in opportunities with DOE.

 

 

 

DOE has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage this program.

 

Company

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education 100 Orau Way, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830, United States, GovernmentAbout Oak Ridge Institute for Science and EducationThe Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy institute focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, and educate the next generation of scientists. ORISE administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members. ORISE programs include research experiences at Department of Energy national laboratories as well as other federal agencies with research facilities located across the country as well some positions outside the United States.

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