Eligibility

We are looking for innovative scholars to help formulate answers to some of America’s toughest scientific challenges!

If you consider yourself ready to take on one of these challenges, please review the folowing eligibility requirements.

To be eligible for this opportunity, an applicant must:

  • Be a Junior or Senior undergraduate student in good standing at a regionally accredited U.S. college/university (60 semester credit hours, or equivalent).  You will be required to submit an official/unofficial academic record or transcript at the time of application.
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment
  • Provide proof of coverage under a health insurance plan prior to the beginning of the internship;

There are no citizenship requirements to participate in the ORNL Challenge Program.  Prospective candidates must currently be enrolled in a degree-granting United States college or university.

Since your challenge solution requires a thorough understanding of technical research and a strong background in science, to participant in the ORNL Challenge program there is no GPA requirement.

If you are ready to prepare your solution proposal, click here to review application instructions