DOE Announces Graduate Research Grants

Applications are open until May 1 for the next round of the SCGSR funding.

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science has announced that it is accepting applications for the Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR). Applications are due at 5:00pm EST on May 1, 2024. The awards will go to “...outstanding US graduate students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE national laboratory or facility in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist.” Applications are open to PhD students in qualified graduate programs at accredited US academic institutions who are working in areas relevant to the DOE Office of Science.

The DOE will hold workshops to assist with the SCGSR application process. According to the announcement, “The first workshop (March 7, 2pm-3:30pm) will provide a general overview of the program and the application requirements. It will also include a time for attendees to discuss their potential research topics and their alignment with the SCGSR priority areas with managers of each participating program office; register here. The second workshop (April 18, 2pm-4:30pm) will guide attendees through the application process, answer general questions, provide guidance on proposal writing, and feature discussions with scientists and former awardees; register here.”