National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
Since 1952, the National Science Foundations (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program has recognized and supported future leaders in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Each year, NSF awards up to 2,000 fellowships to outstanding students in these fields. Benefits of the fellowship include: three years of financial support over a five-year period. This includes a $32,000 annual stipend, a $12,000 annual cost-of-education allowance, international research and professional development opportunities.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent resident aliens, and at or near the beginning of graduate studies in an NSF-supported field. Graduating Seniors. Outstanding academic record and proven commitment to a research career. Special competitions for women and minorities.
Deadline: Check back for 2013 deadlines