Graduate Energy Fellows Program

A New Program for Dartmouth Graduate Students

Transitioning to equitable and sustainable energy systems and ensuring healthy climate futures requires input and collaboration across all sectors and disciplines. The Irving Institute Graduate Energy (IIGE) Fellows program is a multidisciplinary pilot initiative for Dartmouth graduate students who are interested in exploring topics and/or pursuing careers related to energy and climate. 

IIGE Fellows build a multidisciplinary community of peers, connect with top energy and climate leaders, and more. The program provides participants with:

  • Community-building and peer-to-peer networking events 
  • Access to intimate engagements with distinguished invited speakers 
  • 1 x 1 mentorship with Dartmouth alumni energy and climate leaders
  • Up to $500 in funding to present at/attend energy/climate-related conferences
  • A unique opportunity to help shape an exciting new pilot program at Dartmouth 

Apply by August 1, 2024



Who Should Apply?

Current Dartmouth graduate students from all schools and disciplines of study are welcome and encouraged to apply. You do not need a deep background in energy or climate to be considered for the program. Previous knowledge and/or experience in energy and climate is desired but not required for acceptance.


Students at a lecture

IIGE Fellows should: 

  • Have a clear and compelling statement of interest on their application that demonstrates a strong dedication to pursuing careers and/or research in energy and/or climate, OR a strong dedication to learning more about about topics in energy and climate, including how to connect their lives and work to challenges in this space.
  • Have a strong interest in meeting and sharing knowledge/perspectives with a multidisciplinary community of Dartmouth graduate students from a wide range of backgrounds and interests
  • Have the availability and motivation to attend several (but not necessarily all) co-curricular activities and events associated with the IIGE Fellows program during the 2024-2025 academic year. 

Before applying, we strongly recommend you discuss this opportunity with your PI or program advisor/s to make sure the IIGE Fellows program is a good fit for you at this stage of your graduate studies.