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Year-round Programs

energyCatalyst Grants

By augmenting course curriculum with experts and experiences, the TomKat Center’s energyCatalyst Grants aim to cultivate interdisciplinary thinking and introduce sustainable energy concepts and opportunities to Stanford students.  Applications from students for opportunities outside of courses will also be considered.

Please submit your completed application to dsarlya(at)stanford.edu. Funds are limited; apply early.

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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainable Energy

The TomKat Center Postdoctoral Fellowships support outstanding recent Ph.D. graduates on projects that explore new research directions in sustainable energy and its intersection with food, water, the environment, or human health. The Fellowships are intended to attract exceptional early-career researchers who will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement and the promise of their scientific research. Candidates not currently at Stanford will be considered favorably.

Applications were due July 15, 2018.  Awards made by Oct.

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Summer Programs

energyStartup Summer Internships

The TomKat Center has two internship programs, TomKat Supported and Industry Supported positions. The objectives of the summer internships are for students to gain work experience, develop applied engineering knowledge, learn entrepreneurship in a start-up environment, and build upon their academic studies.

Applications open in January.  READ: The Summer Internship Spotlight Article

>>energyStartup Program Details

Energy Impact Fellowships

In conjunction with the Haas Center, the TomKat Center will provide stipends to Stanford undergraduate students who wish to work on a sustainable energy project with significant social impact.

Applications open in January.  READ: About the 2016 Energy Impact Fellows Solar Schools Project

>>Energy Impact Fellowship Details and Application

TomKat/StartX Innovation Fellowships

Spend your summer advancing your business or product innovation in sustainable energy, food, water, or the environment.

Applications for 2018 will open in January 2018. READ: A first-hand account of how the TomKat/StartX Prize allowed two Stanford students the valuable time, space, and mentorship needed to reconceptualize their product and business plan.

>>TomKat/StartX Innovation Fellowship Details and Application