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Apply for the ThinkEnergy-ThinkNuclear Fellows Program

The ThinkEnergy program is a one-year program starting in the fall 2021 designed for students looking to get involved in the energy field through policy, entrepreneurship, industry or technical academic research. 

There are six main elements of the ThinkEnergy program:

  1. Weekly exposure to energy professionals through “Think Tanks;”
  2. Entrepreneurship;
  3. Prototyping;
  4. Individual research and projects;
  5. Campus involvement; and
  6. Real-world experience. 

Students will receive the following awards for participating in the program:

  • PhD students: $10,000
  • Master’s students: $5,000
  • Undergraduates: $2,000 

Students will be matched to paid internships or research opportunities over the summer.

The ThinkNuclear program, which is part of the overall ThinkEnergy program, is for undergraduate students and allows them to participate and explore research topics related to the overall nuclear energy field. Six, $10,000 scholarships are available this year. Students who accept a ThinkNuclear scholarship will incur a service obligation for six months after graduation. For more information, please contact Great Lakes Energy Institute or attend an upcoming information session:

  • Wednesday, April 7, at 4 p.m. via Zoom
  • Thursday, April 8, at 4 p.m via Zoom

Register for these sessions by contacting Mark Haberbusch at

The ThinkNuclear program is open to undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or meet U.S. permanent residency requirements.

Applications for the program will be accepted through Friday, April 16. Interviews will take place in the month of April. Contact Haberbusch at with questions.

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