NRC Scholarship Application: 2018-2019 Award Year

This application is to be used solely to apply for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Scholarship.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Scholarship was renewed in 2017 with a two-year grant from the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

The purpose of the grant is to provide support to qualified School of Applied Science and Technology students enrolled in one of the following nuclear-related degree programs: Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology (ABET-accredited); Nuclear Engineering Technology with a concentration in Radiation Protection; Nuclear Engineering Technology; Energy Systems Technology; Electronics Systems Engineering Technology (ABET-accredited); Electronics Engineering Technology; Radiation Protection; Radiation Protection/Health Physics; Cybersecurity and Information Technology. The scholarship funding will also support students enrolled in the School's master of science degree programs in Nuclear Energy Technology Management, Information Technology and Technical Studies.

Application Period: The application period will remain open until all scholarships have been awarded and accepted or until the deadline is reached.

Deadline: Applications must be received no later than midnight, July 29, 2019.

Requirements and Awards: You must complete all sections of the application and meet all eligibility criteria, including submitting any required documentation, to be considered for an award. Scholarship applications will only be accepted during the application period.

Incomplete applications, including lack of supplemental documentation, will not be considered in the selection process. Award amounts may vary depending on the funds available and the number of qualified applicants.

Submission: Applications are to be submitted via the online application below. Exceptions to this procedure may be requested by contacting the University's Scholarship Committee at

Supplemental Documentation: You must sign and submit the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Service Agreement and include a personal resume as part of the application process. You may scan and email the agreement and your resume to: Please include the term "NRC Scholarship" in your subject line so that your documentation is routed promptly.

Selection, Notification, and Acceptance: Applications will be reviewed and considered for selection on a rolling basis until such time as funds are no longer available.

  • Applications will be acknowledged upon submission and via email.
  • Applicants selected for a scholarship award will be notified by email and/or mail as to selection status within 2-4 weeks after their application is received.
  • Applicants not selected will also be notified.
  • If awarded, applicant must sign and return the Scholarship Acceptance Form, provided at time of notification, within two weeks of notification.
  • Scholarship funds will be disbursed to the student’s account after receipt of the Scholarship Acceptance Form. Instructions for this will be included in the notification.

Contact: To contact the University's Scholarship Committee please email

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must meet ONE of the following THREE applicant categories:

  1. A currently enrolled or admitted Thomas Edison State University student in one of the following approved programs:
  2. A graduate of the School's BS degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology program who wishes to upgrade their degree status to an ABET-accredited BS degree in Nuclear Energy Engineering Technology.


    A graduate of the School's BS degree in Electronics Engineering Technology program who wishes to upgrade their degree status and earn an ABET-accredited BS degree in Electronics Systems Engineering Technology.
  3. A NUCP graduate of a Community College Member Institution in a program approved under the Nuclear Energy Institute’s Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program and who graduated with at least a 3.0 GPA from the University Member Institution.

For more information on determining whether you are eligible for this scholarship, contact Dr. Richard Coe assistant dean in the School of Applied Science and Technology at Thomas Edison State University.

It is important that applicants review the Award and Selection Criteria for this scholarship to understand the various requirements.


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