Educational Opportunities


Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Whether you are a recent graduate, a graduate student, an undergraduate, a K-12 student or teacher, or a university faculty member, ORNL has a program that will engage you in a scientific learning experience. For more information visit the link below:


ORNL Science Education Programs Brochure 2017








C-STARS Program

C-STARS is a highly selective program offering challenging graduate research opportunities in the computational sciences.  C-STARS participants conduct research on nationally visible advanced computing projects in areas of National Security, Climate Science, Urban Dynamics, Health Data Analytics, Astrophysics, Energy, Chemistry or Computational Biology.  For more information on How to Apply, Eligibility, or Benefits please see the brochure below or visit

C-STARS Brochure






Bredesen Center

The Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education unites extensive and complementary resources at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to advance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research related to energy.

Seeking to create opportunities for exceptional students to engage in interdisciplinary research and education, the Bredesen Center offers doctoral fellowships to candidates pursuing studies in energy science and engineering.

Bredesen Center Brochure