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New DOE Traineeship Program

IMPORTANT!! The most up-to-date information about Wide Bandgap research opportunities can be found at http://potenntial.eecs.utk.edu/

Wide Bandgap Power Electronics Traineeship  


CURENT announces a new DOE Traineeship Program for Hands-On Experiences with Wide Bandgap Power Electronics.


  • Fellowships available for M.S. or Ph.D. students
  • Pay is $30,000 / year stipend plus tuition waiver & graduate school application fee waiver
  • Six new fellowships are available 
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens

Read more about the program here. This program is a joint partnership between CURENT, DOE, University of Tennessee and ORNL.

Application Process
  • Apply for admission to the UTK Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering

          UTK Graduate Admissions Page

  • Submit official transcripts from all universities attended
  • Submit GRE scores
  • Submit three (3) reference letters
  • Submit a statement of purpose indicating your interest in wide bandgap power electronics


Contact Ms. Dana Bryson (dbryson4@utk.edu)


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