The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship
The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program, sponsored by the Office of Fossil Energy (FE), U.S. Department of Energy, is now accepting applications for a10-week summer internship. MLEF’s mission is to improve opportunities for women and minority students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines, but all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply. The program allows students to apply their academic achievements to actual research while gaining hands-on experience. Eligibility ranges from sophomores to post-docs.
Selected MLEF Fellows will receive a bi-weekly stipend, approved travel costs to/from their host site and will attend a Technical Forum to present their project at the end of the internship
To qualify for the program, students must:
· Be at least 18 years of age;
· Be a U.S. Citizen;
· Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; and
· Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher)
The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. The application may be found at http://orise.orau.gov/mlef/. Deadline is January 15, 2014.
For further information contact
Barbara Dunkin Barbara.Dunkin@orau.org
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