Nuclear Regulatory Commission Fellowship Education Grants Solicitation

Please see the full solicitation for complete information about the funding opportunity. Below is a summary assembled by the Research & Innovation Office (RIO).

Program Summary 

The primary objective is to support fellowships for nuclear science, engineering, technology and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials. The nuclear related discipline supported by this funding is intended to benefit the nuclear sector broadly. A listing of topics of interest are listed in the Program Objectives section of the solicitation.


CU Internal Deadline: 11:59pm MST October 16, 2018

Sponsor Application Deadline: 3:00pm MST November 30, 2018

Internal Application Requirements (all in PDF format)

  • Project Summary (2-3 pages): Please address the following: key personnel, proposed program, recruitment activities, applicant selection process, evaluation plan. Please identify if the proposed program is from the NRC listed areas of interest.
  • PI CV (up to 2 pages)
  • Budget Overview (up to 1 page): A basic budget outlining project costs is sufficient; detailed OCG budgets are not required.

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No special eligibility requirements.

Limited Submission Guidelines

An institution may submit only one application.

Award Information and Duration

Award Amount: $400,000

Award Term: 4 years

Note: Cost sharing or matching is not required, however, institutions are encouraged to cost share or match NRC funding to enhance the benefits of the NRC grant.