JCFP is a new initiative to support undergraduate students attending a historically Black college or university (HBCU). The inaugural program will offer three fellowships and run from late June 2023 through Spring 2024. Applications for the 2023-2024 cohort are closed.


• Write, present, and publish a research paper on a topic they propose on energy policy, environmental justice, or nuclear energy

• Build close relationships with two academic mentors on the research

• Receive professional development support and networking opportunities

• Interact with the fellowship cohort

• Conduct a three-week intensive program and connect with HBCU researchers, national laboratories, and inclusive small business ecosystems

• Constitute the first fellowship alumni network and receive follow-on professional development and employment support

• Receive a stipend of $12,500, disbursed periodically over the fellowship period, to be spent at the recipient’s discretion

Check out this shareable explainer for all the details

How to apply:

Applications for the 2023-2024 cohort are closed. Please direct all inquiries to Jackie Toth at hello@goodenergycollective.org.

The Justice Champions Fellowship Program is made possible through the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.