The National Science Foundation aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States and to reinforce its diversity by offering approximately 1,654 graduate fellowships in this competition pending availability of funds. The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are in the early stages of their graduate study. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation.
Application Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter’s local time):
November 02, 2009
Interdisciplinary Fields of Study
November 04, 2009
Mathematical Sciences; Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering
November 05, 2009
Social Sciences; Psychology; Geosciences
November 06, 2009
November 10, 2009
Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy
November 12, 2009
Contact Jodi Lehman in the Graduate School (firstname.lastname@example.org or 487-3513) for
- assistance on how to apply using FastLane,
- review of awarded essays, and
- help drafting application essays that convey the intellectual merit and broader impacts of the proposed research in a format recognizable to panel reviewers.