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GAANN Fellowship in Energy

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) is a US Department of Education program to support doctoral-level training in fields designated as areas of national need such as engineering.

Training Engineers in the Energy Field

Dartmouth Engineering welcomes PhD candidates interested in the energy field as GAANN fellowship applicants. In addition to full benefits of the human-centered, entrepreneurial, and interdisciplinary engineering PhD program, Dartmouth GAANN fellows will receive specific training targeting research and teaching in energy engineering, in collaboration with The Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy & Society.

To be eligible, students must:

  • be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • be already enrolled or admitted to the Dartmouth Engineering PhD program
  • be in financial need as determined by federal guidelines established by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) — The fellowship will support the student's stipend and tuition.
  • plan to pursue a career in research and/or teaching in energy engineering.
  • show excellent academic records.

Applicants to the PhD degree program who meet the above criteria will be automatically considered.