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Ana Aguado Scholarship Award: applications are open!

- Electricity

the Third Ana Aguado Scholarship Award

Apply by 28 February 2019

Bernard Energy (BEA); the European Distribution System Operators’ Association (E.DSO); the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E); the Union of the Electricity Industry – EURELECTRIC (Eurelectric) and the Florence School of Regulation (FSR) have the pleasure to announce the call for the 3rd Ana Aguado Scholarship Award.

Under this joint initiative, two student scholarships are offered by the above Partners for participation in the Summer School on Regulation of Energy Utilities course organised by the FSR from 24 to 28 June 2019.

This year, the Partners will allocate five other candidates ranked after the two winners with the opportunity to attend for free one online training course of their choice among those offered by FSR Energy. These five free seats will be valid between June 2019 and May 2020.

Candidatures should be sent to claire.boutry@edsoforsmartgrids.eu by 28 February 2019 and include the following documents in English:

  • A maximum 2500 characters Motivation Letter, explaining the reasons for your interest and the role this course could represent for your educational and professional life
  • A Short Essay (max 3000 characters all included) on the question: “Decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation are changing the European electricity sector. What are in your view the main challenge(s) that energy regulators in Europe have to cope with due to these three major trends?”
  • A concise Curriculum Vitae
  • Candidates should meet all the following criteria (if just one of the criteria is not met, candidates will not be considered as eligible):
  • Ongoing or completed university education at Master’s Level in Economics, Electrical engineering, European/International policy/relations/law or similar
  • Proven interest in the energy sector and familiarity with energy policy issues
  • Fluency in English (the FSR course will be taught in English)
  • No more than three years’ work or research experience in the energy sector

Please note that any candidate not respecting the maximum length of the Motivation Letter or the Short Essay will be equally excluded from the selection process.

A Committee composed of representatives from the above Partners will assess all applications received and select two candidates by 30 March 2019.

The scholarships will be officially announced during the next InnoGrid2020+ conference, co-organised by E.DSO and ENTSOE in Brussels on 13-14 May 2019. The two winners will be invited to attend the event (travelling expenses and participation fees will be covered by the conference organisers).

Watch the interview with the winners of the last edition

 

About Ana

Ana Aguado was a lawyer and a professional holding major positions in the energy sector for the last twenty years. She passed away on 7 October 2016.

Ana had been Secretary General at EDSO for Smart Grids from October 2014. Prior to joining EDSO she has been CEO of the Friends of the Supergrid and held positions in the European University Institute as Special Advisor to the Communications and Public Relations Unit; in ETSO, the European association of transmission system operators (predecessor of ENTSO-E) as Secretary-General, in EURELECTRIC as Head of Unit for regulation and at the European Commission.

Ana was a passionate and enthusiastic person always in the front line for all major struggles in the energy sector. During her career, she was very attentive to students requests and needs, strongly believing in the importance of education for future generations.

Watch an interview with Ana Aguado (FSR, 2014): a pan-European grid for electricity

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