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  • May 3, 2023
  • U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program

    Applications for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program are now open for 2023 Solicitation 1. Applications are due May 3, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET.

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    The Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program provides supplemental awards to U.S. graduate students to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE laboratory or facility in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission.

    SCGSR application assistance workshops will be held on March 9, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET and April 20, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET. The first workshop will provide a general overview of the program and the application requirements, and will include a time for discussing  potential research topics with the program managers; register here. The second workshop 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.


    • Monthly stipend (up to $3600) to cover living expenses during the award period
    • Travel allowance (up to $2000) for round-trip travel between the home graduate institution and host DOE laboratory.
    • The award period for the proposed research project at DOE laboratories/facilities may range from 3 to 12 consecutive months.


    Graduate students currently pursuing Ph.D. degrees in areas of physics, chemistry, material sciences, biology (non-medical), mathematics, engineering, computer or computational sciences, or specific areas of environmental sciences that are aligned with the mission of the Office of Science are eligible to apply.

    How to Apply