NSF Graduate Research Fellowships and Minority Graduate
These fellowships provide support for three years of graduate study in mathematics, sciences, or engineering leading to a Ph.D. (not MD). Separate competitions are held for the two types of fellowships. NSF awards 1000 fellowships annually, with additional awards available for women in engineering, computer science, or information science.
Fellows share in the prestige and opportunities that become available when they are selected. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $12,00 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, 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.
Eligibility: Seniors, recent graduates, and first year graduate students.
Selection Process: Students submit a two part application in the fellowships, grants, and awards. Some are specific to a discipline, career, or graduate institution. While most fall. Each application is reviewed by a discipline-appropriate panel convened for NSF by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Awards are announced in the spring.
Deadline: Deadlines are typically in late November. As the deadline for 2013 has passes, check back in 2013 for the 2014 application.