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.
Duration of Fellowship:
Amount of Fellowship:
The Foundation provides a $30,000 stipend (12 month tenure) and a $10,500 allowance (cost of education for academic year).
- be a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the U.S.
- be planning to attend a research-based master's or doctoral program in an NSF-supported field
- be a senior or a graduate student who has completed no more than 12 months of graduate study (or its equivalent)
External deadlines: November 4-8, 2013 (Depending on field of study)