2011 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Solicitation

The 2011 NSF GRFP application is now available.  You are eligible to apply if you are:

1. a US citizen, US national or permanent resident alien, and

2. a  graduating senior; have completed a B.S./B.A. degree in a STEM field; or are in their 1st year or the first semester of their 2nd year in graduate school, and

3. pursuing a research-based master’s or doctoral degree in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields supported by NSF.

GRFP fellows receive the following:

– Three years of support
– $30,000 annual stipend
– $10,500 cost-of-education allowance
– $1,000 one time international travel allowance
TeraGrid Supercomputer access

Application Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter’s local time):

November 15, 2010

Interdisciplinary Fields of Study

November 16, 2010


November 18, 2010

Mathematical Sciences; Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering; Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy

November 19, 2010

Social Sciences; Psychology; Geosciences; STEM Education and Learning

November 22, 2010

Life Sciences

Please note in the solicitation that:

  1. Fields of Study have been revised.
  2. The description of eligibility requirements is clarified with respect to non-eligible fields of study.
  3. The international options for Fellows have been revised.
  4. The Fellowship conditions have changed.  The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship cannot be accepted concurrently with another Federal fellowship.

Contact Jodi Lehman in (jglehman@mtu.edu or 487-2875) for

Michigan Tech applauds six of its student applicants who received Fellow Awards this past year:

  • Kaitlyn (Reed) Bunker (Electrical Engineering)
  • Nicole Colasacco-Thumm (Geosciences/Climate Dynamics)
  • Jared Cregg (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Ashley Thode (Civil Engineering)
  • Eli Vlaisavljevich (Bioengineering)
  • Samantha Wojda (Biomedical Engineering)