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Scholarships & Fellowships|School of Energy Resources

Undergraduate Scholarships and Fellowships

Scholarships and fellowships open to School of Energy Resources students are shown below.  Fellowships provide students the opportunity to participate in an undergraduate research experience.

U.S. Department of Energy Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF)

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For 20 years, this program has increased awareness of DOE research opportunities to students pursuing STEM degrees (science, technology, engineering and math). The goal of the program is to improve opportunities for women and minority students in these fields, however all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.  Stipends start at $600 per week and eligible Fellows will receive an additional travel and housing allowance.  For more information, visit


  • Be at least 18 years of age at time of application
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university (sophomore year or higher) or had a PhD conferred on or after January 2, 2014 in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics degree

Applications are due by Friday, January 2, 2015.

Graduate Student Fellowships

University of Wyoming

New students applying to the University of Wyoming will automatically be considered for one of UW's general scholarships based on their previous academic work. Visit the Admissions Office scholarships web page for details.

Financial Aid

To learn more about loans, grants and other financial aid opportunities at UW, visit the Student Financial Aid web site.

University of Wyoming Alumni Association

The University of Wyoming Alumni Association sponsors several scholarship programs.

Other Scholarships

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