Areas of Study:
The goals of the National Academy's Educational Assistance Program are to support U.S. nuclear engineering education, to encourage students to consider careers in the nuclear power industry, to support students who would be likely candidates for employment in the industry after graduation, and to strengthen and unify the efforts of U.S. nuclear utilities to improve the performance and professionalism of nuclear plant personnel.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, be a rising junior or senior, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled full-time at an accredited 4 year U.S. institution. Applicants must also be in an approved curriculum, as follows: nuclear engineering, chemical engineering (with nuclear or power option), mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, power generation health physics, other as applicable to nuclear power electric generation as approved by the National Academy, based on strong justification from the nominating utility). At least one, but no more than two years of study must be remaining to graduation.