The Partnership for Science and Technology and the Western Initiative for Nuclear to Award Engineering Scholarships to Idaho Students

The Partnership for Science and Technology and the Western Initiative for Nuclear to Award Engineering Scholarships to Idaho Students


Idaho Falls, ID. May 13, 2014—The Partnership for Science and Technology in association with the Western Initiative for Nuclear is pleased to announce two $2,500 scholarship opportunities for nuclear, mechanical, chemical or materials engineering students.


The scholarships will be awarded to an incoming junior and incoming senior attending the University of Idaho, Boise State University, Idaho State University or Brigham Young University.


Funding for the scholarships is provided by a grant from NuScale Power. The scholarship criteria and details are attached.




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Amount:                       $2,500 per student for up to two students.  This scholarship opportunity is limited to students enrolled at University of Idaho (Moscow, ID), Idaho State University (Pocatello, ID), Boise State University (Boise, ID), and Brigham Young University – Idaho (Rexburg, ID)

Award Date:                 August 19, 2014

Major:                          Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering

Class Level:                 One award for incoming junior and one award for incoming senior

Enrolled:                      Full-time (defined as 12 credit hours per semester)

GPA:                            3.0 minimum for continuing students or program acceptance for new students.


Required:                     Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or have a student visa to study in the United States.


Transcript:                   Most recent college transcript or unofficial transcript with a current class schedule required.


Letters of

Recommendation:       Three letters of recommendation from faculty addressing the applicant’s academic performance and personal characteristics.


Statement by

Applicant:                    Include a 250 word statement/essay on how you will apply your field of study to Small Modular Reactor technology.


Selection Criteria:       Preference given to students demonstrating intention to work in the nuclear industry, GPA scores, and applicant statement/essay.  All applicants will be reviewed.  The decision of the selection committee will be final.


The Scholarship Committee cannot consider incomplete applications.


Return:                         Complete Applications including:

(PDFs)                          Student Contact Information

                                    Statement/Essay by applicant

                                    Transcript/Class schedule

                                    Three letters of recommendation


Email To:              or mail to PST, 425 N Capital Av. Idaho Falls, 83402



Selection Committee:  PST/ Western Initiative for Nuclear Scholarship Committee


Due Date:                     June 16, 2014


Posted on May 15, 2014 .