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DE-FOA-0001378: Mod 0002 DOE Traineeship in Power Engineering (Leveraging Wide Bandgap Power Electronics)

The purpose of this modification 0002 is to:

1) Update Section 1.A.3. to clarify 2 CFR 200.68, and what should be excluded from the Applicant’s Modified Total Direct Cost Base.

Through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), DOE intends to fund university-led traineeship programs that strategically address workforce training needs in the area of power engineering, leveraging wide bandgap power electronics. The following objectives guide the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office’s (AMO) traineeship efforts:

Advance the DOE mission – DOE funded Traineeship Programs are designed and implemented to advance specific Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) workforce competencies required for the DOE’s unique mission to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its science, energy, and environmental challenges.Address priority STEM workforce needs and identified gaps – DOE funded Traineeship Programs focus on advancing those critical STEM disciplines and competencies specifically relevant to the EERE and AMO missions where other U.S. Government or academic workforce development programs either do not exist or where DOE-relevant applications are not being leveraged to support specific DOE mission responsibilities.The Exchange system is currently designed to enforce hard deadlines for Full Application submissions. The APPLY and SUBMIT buttons automatically disable at the defined submission deadlines. The intention of this design is to consistently enforce a standard deadline for all applications.

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Please click "FOA FAQs" under the "FOA Documents" heading below for Questions and Answers specific to this FOA.


  • DE-FOA-0001378_DOE_Traineeship_in_Power_Engineering_Modification_0002 (Last Updated: 8/6/2015 12:45 PM ET)
  • Traineeship_FOA_1378_FAQs_9-2-15 (Last Updated: 9/2/2015 06:42 PM ET)

Required Application Documents

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Full Application

  • SF-424 (Last Updated: 7/15/2015 06:19 PM ET)
  • SF_LLL_-_Disclosure_of_Lobbying_Activities (Last Updated: 7/15/2015 06:19 PM ET)
  • EERE_335_1_-_Budget_Justification_(5_Period)_0 (Last Updated: 8/12/2015 04:48 PM ET)

Submission Deadlines

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 8/12/2015 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 9/3/2015 5:00 PM ET