Tribal Energy Innovators Fellowship

The Tribal Energy Innovators Fellowship designated for federally-recognized tribal members who are interested, invested, or engaged in work which supports renewable energy infrastructure and tribal energy capacity building in tribal communities. 

The TEI is a year-long (January 2020 – December 2020) fellowship that will provide $10,000 grants and other resources to selected fellows that will support the development of innovative ideas and the use of problem-solving processes that lead to sustainable renewable energy solutions for a tribal community.

The 2020 fellowship application is closed.

Please meet our 2020 TEI Fellows!

Vaughn Vargas

Cheyenne River Lakota

Fellowship Goal: To develop “desktop” studies and framework that will help inform renewable energy planning and implementation in a way that tribes/tribal staff understand.