DOE Scholars Program

Applications are now being accepted for the DOE Scholars Program. The DOE Scholars Program introduces students and recent college graduates to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) mission and operations. It is designed to attract talented undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates to opportunities designed to prepare and motivate participants toward the full range of entry and mid-level research, technical, and professional positions within U.S. Department of Energy.

As a participant in the DOE Scholars Program, you will have the opportunity to explore a federal career with DOE and gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent, and skills in a variety of settings within the DOE complex.

The DOE Scholars Program offers the following benefits:

  • Stipends starting at $700 per week for undergraduates and $750 per week for graduate students and recent graduatesĀ 
  • Limited travel reimbursement to/from assigned location
  • Direct exposure to and participation in projects and activities in DOE mission-relevant research areas
  • Identification of career goals and opportunities
  • Development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts


  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be pursuing a degree or have received a degree within 5 years in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline or a field that supports the DOE operations mission including but not limited to communications, management, business, and law.

How to Apply:

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Application deadline: February 15, 2024, 11:59 PM EST

See the full details at

Questions? Please email

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

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