Dear Students,

Please find announcement of two available research grants/internships below, as well as in the attachment.

Good luck!

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December 3, 2012



SUBJECT:       Student Research Grants/Internships Available


It is my pleasure to inform you that the American Public Power Association (APPA) awards student research grants/internships each year to university students as part of its Demonstration of Energy-Efficient Developments (DEED) Program.  APPA is the service organization for the nation’s community-owned electric utilities.  DEED is APPA’s research program that funds innovative, energy related research.


Below is a brief synopsis of the scholarships we offer.


Ten, $4000 Student Research Grants/Internships

Ten, $4,000 student research grants/internships are awarded each year to undergraduate/graduate university students to conduct research on a project or work as an intern in conjunction with a DEED member electric utility or as part of the students' curriculum requirements if approved by a DEED member.  A mid-project report, final report, and abstract are required. 

Annual Application Deadlines: February 15 and October 15


One $5000 Technical Design Project (Research Grant)

DEED awards one Technical Design Project each year to a student or group of students studying in an energy related discipline.  This grant is geared towards engineering students working on their senior project.  The student(s) academic advisor must approve the project and a mid-project report, final report, and abstract are required.  Travel expenses (up to $3,000) are also included in this grant for the student(s) to present their work at APPA’s Engineering and Operations Technical Conference held each spring. 

Annual Application Deadline:  October 15


For more information on applying connect to DEED’s scholarship information at or contact DEED program staff at 202-467-2942 or [log in to unmask].