National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent Federal agency created to “promote the progress of science” and “advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare.” The NSF funds scientific (including engineering) research and education through grants. The Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowships (including Women in Engineering and Computer and Information Science Awards) support graduate study leading to research-based degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) in science, math, and engineering. The Foundation encourages proposals from all qualified students and strongly encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to participate in its programs.
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The Foundation provides a $30,000 stipend (12 month tenure) and a $10,500 allowance (cost of education for academic year).
- Are you a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the U.S.?
- Are you planning to attend a research-based master's or doctoral program in any of the following fields: physical, biological, behavioral and social sciences; mathematics; engineering; the history of science and the philosophy of science; and research-based Ph.D. degrees in science education?
- Are you a senior or in your first year of a graduate degree program (with no more than 20 graduate credit hours)?
- Do you NOT have a prior higher degree in the sciences?
External deadline: November 22, 2010