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The Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship program inspires the next generation of innovators and thinkers to create a sustainable future. Our scholars are exceptional students from developing countries studying in sustainable energy development.

Today, the need for globally-oriented practitioners and researchers is growing rapidly. Our one-of-a-kind scholarship program fosters the next generation of energy, climate, and electricity sector specialists who will be prepared to tackle the challenges of the future.

Scholarships awarded to date
Countries of origin represented among our recipients
Applications received in 2022

Applications for the 2023 edition are now open

Submit your application by April 7, 2023 at 5 pm ET

Education level

Master’s-level students


Up to $10,000 US per year (max. two years)

Scholarships awarded

Approximately 12 students annually

How to apply

The Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) program offers scholarships to approximately a dozen students every year. The maximum value is 10,000 USD per year of study for at most 2 years.

Prepare all the required documents
Create an account to access the online form
Fill in the application form and upload the materials
Submit your application

The scholarship application can take a few hours to fill in if you have all the correct information in hand. You will be able to save the application and come back to it later.

As the volume of incoming applications is extremely high around the deadline, we strongly urge you to submit your application as early as possible. Please note that applications sent by email or mail will not be accepted; you MUST use our online application platform.