National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF-GRFP is a fellowship program recognizing and supporting outstanding seniors and graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, who are seeking research based master’s and doctoral degrees at an accredited United States institutions. The program aims to increase the diversity of students in science and engineering fields by encouraging underrepresented groups to apply. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply

Award: Three-year annual stipend of $34,000 and a $12,000 allowance for the tuition and fees. Approximately 1,600 are awarded nationwide

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students must be in their senior year applying to a graduate program or already enrolled in a graduate program (Ph.D. highly preferred for most fields)
  • Students must have acquired an undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year institution in the United States by start of graduate program

Deadline: Depends on discipline; mid-October to early November

Interested applicants should contact Andrew Chapman of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards by filling out the following intake form

$34,000 annually
Honors College