NRC Scholarship Instructions

Instructions for completion of the NRC Scholarship Application

  1. Complete the scholarship application.
  2. Complete and sign the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Service Agreement.
    Note: Please read the service agreement as it contains requirements for the student who is awarded a scholarship. Only complete the section about the Scholarship program (the second category) since the "Fellowship" section and the trade school do not apply to our program.
  3. Write a maximum 750 words essay telling the scholarship committee how a scholarship will help you achieve your educational goals and how you plan to use your degree to support the nuclear industry.
  4. Submit a personal resume.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be a US citizen or permanent resident, have a minimum overall and major GPA of 3.0, and be a full-time student.

Complete, sign and electronically submit the above-indicated documents no later than November 30, 2018 to: . Make sure to write: Nuclear Scholarship Application in the subject line.

    • Applications will be reviewed and considered for selection on a rolling basis until the application period closes or funds are no longer available.
    • Applications will be acknowledged upon submission and via email.
    • Applicants will be notified by email regarding an award decision.
    • If awarded, applicant must sign and return the Scholarship Acceptance Form, provided at the time of notification, within three days of notification and before funds are disbursed.
  • Scholarship funds will be disbursed to the student's account after receipt of the student’s signed Scholarship Acceptance Form.

  • Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, and lab kits, incurred after the notification of award date, for the scholarship-approved program at KSU.
  • If you are awarded and accept a NRC Scholarship, you are obligated to fulfill the requirements of the NRC Service Agreement. The University will monitor these as NRC penalties may be imposed due to non-compliance.

    • Serve 6 months in nuclear related employment for each partial or full year of academic support. An inability to comply must be communicated to the NRC by the student with justification for any request for an exception.
    • Remain matriculated in the degree program for the field of study for which the scholarship was approved. Withdrawal, Stop-Out, or becoming an Inactive student will cause the full amount of the scholarship to be canceled and you will be billed the amount of any funds used.
    • Maintain satisfactory academic progress in the recipient’s field of study, as demonstrated by maintaining a 3.0 GPA overall and within the major (area of study). Failure to maintain the minimum GPA will initiate academic probation for the next term of courses, and could result in cancellation of the scholarship if the GPA is not sufficiently improved.
    • Maintain a course load of at least 12 credit hours per semester