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Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship

A 10-Week Summer Internship Program
Opportunities for Women and Minority Students

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) is an Internship program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy to provide opportunities to women and under-represented minority students who are pursuing academic majors related to the Fossil Energy mission.

The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) – Headquarters, Field Offices and National Laboratories – offers 10-week summer internships to qualified students to gain hands-on experience, and offers an insider’s view to the Federal government. The program encourages them to consider future employment with the Office of Fossil Energy.

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FE provides opportunities for educational advancement and career development through the MLEF Internship for women and minority students studying Science, Math, Engineering, Technology and other curricula, as needed.

The goals of MLEF are to:

  • Promote career paths in Fossil Energy ensuring clean, affordable energy utilization through Research and Development; and
  • Promote Engineering, Science, Mathematics and Technology internships
    for increased efficiency and improvement of traditional fuel sources.
Eligibility Requirements

Student must be:

  • U.S. citizens;
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university;
  • Interested in a career in Math, Science, Technology or Engineering;
  • Maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or above;
  • Able to provide an official transcript; and
  • Able to provide two letters of recommendation.
Financial Information

Financially, students will be given:

  • A weekly stipend of $500 for undergraduate students,
    and $650 for graduate students for a term of 10 weeks;
  • Travel costs to and from the host site; and
  • Travel costs to the Technical Forum for presentations and awards.

Further Scholarship Information and Application


  1. I am a Ugandan Masters holder in statistics I majored in Biostatistics and I would love to pursue a PhD in statistical course.It is that necessity that I am requesting for scholarship award to enable me take up PhD program.

  2. nkurunziza chanelle says:

    hi everyone,i m chanelle nkurunziza from rwanda,i have 21years. i need a help to study in business administration ,option accouting.please can i accept my application in your university. god bless you…..


    I am BA degree graduate in Management and have big interest to advance my educational status to Masters further in distance or online in low, Project Management, Sustainable development, or any related Fields of study. But as known our Country (Ethiopia) is in poor of economical situation. Due to these I have not any resource to pay the costs; even now we are in the problem of daily life.
    Thus, Can I assisted
    [email protected]

  4. Rose Nuamah says:

    I am a young Lady of 24 years and want a scholarship to study abroad I want to study Business Administration

    Rose from Ghana

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