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Learn about  Student Research Grants and Internships and  Technical Design Projects and Careers in Public Power

STUDENT RESEARCH GRANTS AND INTERNSHIPS

Description: DEED student research grants/internships support students studying in energy-related disciplines, increase awareness of career opportunities in public power, and provide assistance to DEED member utility sponsors.  Each year up to ten, $4,000 student research grants and internships are awarded to students conducting research on an energy-related project.  Students must be sponsored by a DEED member utility and are required to write an abstract and final report at the completion of the project.

Student Eligibility Requirements: Only students studying in energy-related disciplines from accredited colleges or universities in the U.S. or Canada are eligible for student research grants/internships. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, or citizenship.  Students must obtain a DEED member sponsor for their student research grant/internship.  Find a DEED member utility, and email DEED to request the specific contact information for the utility you wish to approach regarding sponsorship.

Applications: The application is available in  PDF  [36KB] and in MS Word [751KB] format.  Applications must be completed in full as per the instructions, and submitted with all required signatures and an academic transcript, by the deadline. A copy of the application must also be sent to the DEED regional board director.  Find the regional board director for your state.

Deadlines: February 15 and October 15 each year.

Questions: For more information, contact DEED at DEED@APPAnet.org or 202-467-2960.

 

TECHNICAL DESIGN PROJECT (TDP)

Description: The DEED technical design project is intended to promote the involvement of students studying in energy-related disciplines in the public power industry. One $5,000 TDP is awarded each year to a student or group of students conducting research on an energy-related project.  The award recipient(s) also receive travel reimbursement up to $3000 to present their project during the annual APPA Engineering and Operations Technical Conference. The TDP does not require a utility sponsor.

Student Eligibility Requirements: Only students studying in energy-related disciplines from accredited colleges or universities in the U.S. or Canada are eligible. Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, or citizenship.

Applications: The application is available in  PDF [38KB] and in MS Word [712KB] format. The application must be completed in full as per the instructions, and submitted with all required signatures, as well as an academic transcript by the deadline. A copy of the application must also be sent to the DEED regional board director.  Find the regional board director for your state.

Deadline: Applications are due October 15 each year.

Questions: For more information, contact DEED at DEED@APPAnet.org or 202-467-2960.