2016 SouthEast Energy Development (SEED) Fellowship Program

10 Week Summer Undergraduate Fellowship (May 23 ‐July 23, 2015)

October 23, 2015

The Southeast Energy Development (SEED) Fellowship is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture‐Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) program under the Southeast Partnership for Integrated Biomass Supply Systems (IBSS) project. 

The SEED Fellows will:

  • Work in a multidisciplinary team for 10 weeks during summer (May 23‐July 23)
  • Will be assigned real‐world problems that could include either research or field deployment challenges in feedstock production, feedstock logistics, conversion, or markets and distribution of biofuels.
  • Will have an opportunity to live together in residence halls within walking distance from campus. 
  • Will also visit national energy laboratories, biomass production and harvesting sites and liquid fuels production plants during the program.
  • Will present their work at the ASABE national meeting to be held in Orlando, Florida.

Stipend: $5,000/10-wk + Housing and Meals and Travel Allowances

The SEED flyer and the application form for 2015 SEED Fellowship are downloadable here. 

Applicants should contact to Dr. Sushil Adhikari via email (sza0016 [at] auburn.edu) or mail (216 Tom Corley Building, Auburn University, 36849) to get more information about SEED Fellowship. 

The application deadline is November 23, 2015. 

2015 SEED Flyer

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