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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, $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
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