Thursday, August 27, 2015

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - Online Application Open!

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – Online Application is Live!

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is the largest and one of the most prestigious programs supporting graduate study in the science, math, engineering, and social/behavioral sciences. The NSF award provides 3 years of support, with an annual stipend of $34,000. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is open to rising 2nd year graduate students who are US citizens or permanent residents. You can learn more about the NSF award and eligibility at

Students can begin NSF GRFP online applications here:

NSF Application Writing Advice site:

Here are the NEW DEADLINES for fall 2015:

--October 26, 2015 (Monday): Geosciences, Life Sciences

--October 27, 2015 (Tuesday): Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research

--October 29, 2015 (Thursday): Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning

--October 30, 2015 (Friday): Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

--November 5, 2015 (Thursday) - All reference letters must be received by 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time Zone

Applicants: You will find below several useful links to help you develop competitive NSF GRFP application. Applicants are also welcome to meet individually to talk about the NSF or other relevant opportunities. To make an appointment, write to and let me know days/times you could meet in the coming weeks, and I’ll schedule an appointment for you.

Other grad study awards covering a broad range of fields include:

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (no Dept. of Defense work obligation):

The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Fellowship Program (requires future employment in a DoD lab):

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