The National Science Foundation (NSF) pleased to offer the fellowship named as “NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)”. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or STEM education. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. Fellows will receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health.
Please see the basic entry requirements below
- Applicants must be United States citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States by the application deadline
- Applicants are eligible to apply:
- As undergraduates or post baccalaureates not enrolled in graduate school and who will have adequate preparation to attend graduate school in the fall that begins after they apply to GRFP
- As graduate students who have not completed more than 12 months of a graduate program in a supported field of study.
- Fellowships are awarded for graduate study leading to research-based masters and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education.
- An individual’s proposed research and graduate study must be in a STEM field or in STEM education.
- Fellows must enroll in a graduate degree program consistent with the relevant field of study proposed in their application and to undertake a course of study leading to research-based masters or doctoral degree.
How to Apply:
You should follow the given link to apply for the fellowship program: https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/Login.do
- Applicant-nominated reference writers must submit their letters through the FastLane GRFP Application Module. Reference letter requirements include:
- Institutional (or professional) letterhead, if available
- Two (2) page limit
- 12-point Times New Roman in the body of the letter
- Name and title of reference writer
- Department and institution or organization
- Reference Letters Must Be Submitted by 5:00 pm (ET) on November 2, 2017 (Thursday) through the given link: https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/ReferenceLetter.do?method=letter
Financial Aid and Award Money:
- Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees (paid to the institution).
- Opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.
- Deadline for Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Astronomy study is October 23, 2017.
- Deadline for Life Sciences, Geosciences study is October 24, 2017
- Deadline for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research study is October 26, 2017.
- Deadline for Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning study is October 27, 2017
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