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Educational Incentive Program

What is STP's Educational Incentive Program?

  • Designed to attract and train workers for STP and the nuclear industry
  • Pays college costs and provides assistance to selected students, helping them earn a specialized degree that prepares them for positions as plant operators and technicians
  • Funding assists up to 25 students annually, covering tuition, fees, books, and providing monthly stipends and summer co-op internships. STP is investing $4.2 million over 7 years in the EIP to train approximately 265 entry-level employees.

See videos of actual program participants talking about the EIP.

Who is eligible?

  • Students and adults seeking a career change who are eligible for admission to the schools listed below and desire to earn an associate degree in Nuclear Power Technology, Process Technology with Enhanced Nuclear Certifications,  Instrumentation & Control, Electrical Maintenance, Mechanical Maintenance, Chemistry, and Radiation Protection, and degrees.

What's the degree program?

  • A two-year degree program, developed in cooperation with Texas A&M University
  • Trains students for positions as plant operators, health physics, chemistry, and maintenance craft technical disciplines.

Where can I enroll in the EIP?

The program is currently offered at:

What happens after I graduate?

Technical/EIP graduates will be qualified and eligible to compete for apprentice positions at STP.

For more information

Contact Clarence Fenner at 361-972-8668.