Nuclearelectrica launches Student Scholarship Program
“Young Nuclearist Scholarship”, edition 2023-2024
Bucharest, 2 October 2023
Nuclearelectrica is launching the “Young Nuclearist Scholarship” student scholarship program, edition 2023-2024, through which it grants scholarships to students in their intermediate and final years, enrolled in the bachelor and master programs at accredited universities in Romania. The amount of the scholarship is 3.000 lei gross/month. Students can apply from 02.10.2023 – 31.10.2023, on the Nuclearelectrica website – SNN Scholarships – Nuclearelectrica: Burse SNN – Nuclearelectrica.
The student scholarship program “Young Nuclearist Scholarship” is part of the “Nucleus of Excellence” platform, Nuclearelectrica’s employer brand. The platform is aimed at developing a new generation of professionals in the nuclear field and at capitalizing on the potential of young people in Romania, who have the chance to contribute to the implementation of the company’s strategic projects – the Refurbishment of Cernavoda NPP Unit 1, the Construction Project for Units 3 and 4 of Cernavoda NPP, the Small Modular Reactors Project, a unique chance of development for any young person.
“At Nuclearelectrica we offer young people in Romania career development opportunities in a Romanian company with a regional leadership position through the development of our strategic projects. In addition, Romania, through its two reactors at the Cernavoda NPP, ranks 1st and 3rd globally out of approximately 440 reactors in operation, a performance achieved by meeting the highest standards of professional excellence. The scholarships aim to identify those talented, hard-working and rigorous young people eager to build a career in the nuclear industry, a field that offers stability, professional challenges and many opportunities for long-term career development.” – Cosmin Ghita, Director General Nuclearelectrica.
Nuclearelectrica’s strategy to train a new generation of specialists includes internship programs, scholarships, dual education. Career development within the Nuclearelectrica team involves training programs, internships abroad for exchange of experience, mentoring and succession planning to achieve professional performance at the highest level.
The scholarships are aimed at students in STEM, economics, law and other specializations, ambitious and motivated students pursuing a career in a top field in Romania.
All the details regarding the application and process can be found on the Nuclearelectrica website – SNN Scholarships – Nuclearelectrica: Burse SNN – Nuclearelectrica.
The national company “Nuclearelectrica” SA is the Romanian national electricity, heat and nuclear fuel company operating under the authority of the Ministry of Energy, with the Romanian state holding 82.49% of the shares and the other shareholders 17.50%, after the listing of the company on the stock exchange in 2013.
The Cernavoda CNE (CNE) branch operates two CANDU nuclear units, which are two of the most efficient units among more than 400 nuclear power plants in the world, a nuclear fuel plant and is in the process of building an integrated fuel cycle through the acquisition of a uranium concentrate processing line to support the company’s long-term investment projects.
Nuclearelectrica plays a major role at national level, contributing more than 18% of nuclear energy to total energy production and 33% of total CO2-free energy production in Romania.