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Increasing access to Tribal clean energy career opportunities.

Apply to host a Clean Energy Innovator Fellow! The goal of this program is to increase access to Tribal clean energy career opportunities and accelerate the national transition to resilient and affordable clean energy. 

Indian Tribes, Alaska Native Villages, Regional or Village Corporations, Tribal Energy Offices and Utilities, and Non-profit Regional Intertribal Organizations are eligible to apply as Host Institutions. Fellows will be funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for up to two years, including a professional development allowance to advance their skills and expertise.

Strong applicants are Tribal entities that have identified mentors and projects, and can offer Fellows experience in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Developing clean energy projects  
  • Engaging with clean energy development external to host entity 
  • Supporting a transition away from fossil fuels. 

Learn more about being a Host Institution and apply.

Applications for Host Institutions are open Feb. 1 to March 5, 2024 (application dates are subject to change). 

This opportunity is sponsored by the DOE Office of Indian Energy and the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.