Rising Solar Fellowship Applications Now Open Through June 22, 2022

Women representing the Rising Solar Fellowship

The Rising Solar Fellowship, part of GRID and WRISE’s workforce diversity initiatives, is aimed at anyone identifying as a woman or marginalized gender training for careers in installation and design as well as college and graduate students studying renewable energy and related fields.

Rising Solar Fellow Receives:

  • free access to the RE+ conference specialized program content
  • mentoring and networking opportunities
  • the chance to collaborate with and learn from a peer group of fellows!


  • The fellowship is available to anyone 18 or older identifying as a woman or marginalized gender, who is currently enrolled as a student or is a recent graduate of a college, university, or technical certificate program (including graduate degree programs as well as installer training programs) and is not yet in the industry.
  • Fellowship applicants may be interested in any sector of renewable energy, including academic, manufacturing, technical, consulting, engineering, finance, and others.
  • Applicants must be planning to pursue a renewable energy career in the United States and will benefit most if interested in the solar industry specifically.

Deadline to Apply is June 22, 2022

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