Program: The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) program, sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy, is a Paid 10-week summer internship program that provides opportunities to minority and female students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) majors. Candidates who are selected will have the opportunity to work on focused research projects consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy.
Eligibility: To qualify for the program, students must: be 18 years of age, be a citizen of the U.S., be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college of university, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Stipends: Students will be paid: $600/week for undergraduate, $750/week for Master's students, and $850/week for Doctoral and Post-Doctoral students.
Deadline: January 18, 2013 to submit applications.
For more information, go to: www.fossil.energy.gov/education/lelandfellowships.