National Science Foundation (GRFP)

Background

As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers.


The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in the U.S. and abroad. Fellows share in the prestige and opportunities that become available when they are selected. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, a one-time $1,000 international travel allowance and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S., or foreign institution of graduate education they choose.


Requirements

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident alien, and be a graduating senior; have completed a B.S./B.A. degree; or be in the first year or the first semester of the second year in graduate school, and be pursuing a research-based master's or doctoral degree in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields supported by NSF.


Campus Advisor

Melissa Burns-Cusato (m.cusato@centre.edu)


Links

More information is available at the National Science Foundation (GRFP) Web site: www.fastlane.nsf.gov