Penn State College of Engineering Penn State College of Engineering

American Public Power Association (APPA) DEED Program

Application Deadline:



Energy-related field


Demonstration of Energy-Efficient Developments (DEED) student research grants/internships support students studying in energy-related disciplines, increase awareness of career opportunities in public power, and provide assistance to DEED member utility sponsors.


Students interested in energy-related disiciplines from accredited colleges or universities.

Depending on the scholarship, a student and/or DEED member utility may apply for scholarship funding. Students who apply must be accepted or enrolled in a
full-time vocational school or accredited college or university. This includes high school seniors through graduate students. Utility applicants must recruit a student for the project/internship. Only students may apply for the Technical Design project and Educational Scholarship

Terms of Award:

Ten, $2,000 Educational Scholarships, One, $5,000 Technical Design Project and Ten, $4,000 Student Research Grants/Internships

Please Submit:

Applications are now available online, web-based grant management system. We have kept the application process as simple as possible. Applications must be completed in full as per the instructions, and submitted with all required signatures and an academic transcript, by the deadline. For access to the online application please contact the DEED program staff at

DEED Contact Information
Phone: 202-467-2942

Online Application: