Fellowship Overview

The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science established the DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE SCGF) Program in 2009 to support outstanding students to pursue graduate training in basic research in areas of physics, biology (non-medical), chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computer and computational sciences, and environmental sciences relevant to the Office of Science and to encourage the development of the next generation of scientific and technical talent in the U.S who will pursue careers in research critical to the Office of Science mission at DOE laboratories and in academia.

The fellowship award provides partial tuition support, an annual stipend for living expenses, and a research allowance for full-time graduate study and thesis/dissertation research at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories for three years. The DOE SCGF program is managed by the Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists and is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.

The DOE Office of Science supports the training of scientists and engineers to prepare them for careers in fields that will make significant contribution in the areas of discovery-driven science and fundamental science for national needs in energy, environment, and national security.