Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) program. This is a 10 weeks summer program for graduate students, postmasters, undergraduates, and post-associates. The mission of the MLEF program is to strengthen a diverse pipeline of future STEM professionals. The MLEF program provides stipends to candidates. Undergraduate students, Master’s students, and Ph.D. students or graduates will receive $600, $750 and $850 award amount respectively.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy plays a key role in helping the United States meet its continually growing need for secure, reasonably priced and environmentally sound fossil energy supplies.


The MLEF is open to all students who meet the following application requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at time of application
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Be currently enrolled full-time in a STEM degree program at an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher) on or after January 1, 2016
  • Available to participate in the full 10-week program

How to Apply:

Candidates apply only online for the scholarship. You can login through the given link: https://www.zintellect.com/Account/Logon

Supporting Documents:

You will need to upload your unofficial transcripts, upload a resume, and provide the contact for two individuals who can provide you with a reference.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The MLEF program provides stipends to Fellows based on the following scale:

  • Undergraduate students receive a weekly stipend of $600
  • Master’s students receive a weekly stipend of $750
  • Ph.D. students or graduates receive a weekly stipend of $850
  • Some participates may be eligible to receive a housing and travel allowance

Application Deadline:

Scholarship application deadline is December 30, 2016.

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Contact Information:

If you have any question, email at barbara.dunkin-at-orau.org

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