Program Dates

May 22, 2023 – July 28, 2023


Clarkson University’s Potsdam Hill Campus, located in Potsdam, New York.

Financial Package

Participants will receive:

  • $600/week stipend ($6,000 in total for 10 weeks)
  • $120/week meal stipend ($1,200 in total for 10 weeks)
  • Round-trip travel to and from Potsdam, New York
  • On campus housing for the 10-week program period (free charge to students and details will be announced once it has been finalized)


  • Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • GPA above 3.0
  • Interest and background in areas (including Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Economics, Math, Statistics, Energy Policy, Environmental Engineering, Physics, etc.) suitable for one or more research projects listed here
  • Interest in and aptitude for research in electricity infrastructure as evidenced by the transcript, personal statement, and letter of recommendations
  • Students’ graduate study plan (to be included in your personal statement)

Application Deadline

Full consideration will be given to applications submitted before 11:59 p.m. (EST) February 15, 2023. However, the review will continue after the deadline until the positions are filled.

Application Materials

  • CV/Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Personal Statement (see ”How to Apply” page for more details)
  • Identification of two Letter of Recommendation Writers (see ”How to Apply” page for more details)
  • Review and Identification of three research projects (see “Research Projects” page for descriptions)

*Students from underrepresented groups in the science, engineering, veterans, disabled, or are early in their undergraduate coursework (rising sophomores or juniors) are especially encouraged to apply.

**Students from research limited schools including community colleges and teaching oriented schools are especially encouraged to apply.

***The PwrEng-REU program is dedicated to the ideals of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion and we ensure a safe and comfortable environment for all scholars. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about the housing accommodations or other aspects of the program.


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