Funding for Students



Application Priority Deadlines

The Irving Institute accepts applications for student grant-funded projects and experiences on an ongoing basis; however, we recommend submitting your application ahead of these deadlines for priority review, as funding is limited. 

Please note: We are unable to fund any more student grants for summer 2024, but encourage applications for fall 2024 and beyond. 

Priority Deadlines for 2024-25 Academic Year

  • Fall Term: August 21, 2024
  • Winter Term: October 23, 2024
  • Spring Term: February 5, 2025
  • Summer Term: April 23, 2025 

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Irving Institute Student Grants

The Irving Institute offers grants up to $5,000 for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are advancing the Institute's mission of transforming humankind's understanding of energy issues, and driving the creation of ideas, technologies, and policies that improve the availability and efficient use of energy for all people.  The purposes of the program are to: 

  • Support student initiative in energy, climate, and society
  • Foster learning through experience
  • Inspire creativity, and 
  • Directly involve students in accelerating transitions toward socially and environmentally sustainable energy futures