National Science Foundation (NSF)
10/25/19 5:00 PM - Deadline For Life Sciences and Geosciences; 10/22/19 - Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research; 10/24/19 - Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning; 10/25/19 - Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy.
Fellowships to USA and territories students to support doctoral or master’s degree research in the STEM (science, technology, education, and mathematics) fields, as well as STEM education. Funding is intended to support students early in their graduate careers who display potential for significant achievements in STEM research or STEM education. The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States.
The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. GRFP supports individuals proposing a comprehensive plan for graduate education that takes individual interests and competencies into consideration. The plan describes the academic achievements, attributes, and experiences that illustrate the applicant's demonstrated potential for significant research achievements. Thus, an applicant must provide a detailed profile of their relevant education, research experience, and plans for graduate education that demonstrates this potential.
The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.
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GrantWatch ID#: 181918
The NSF expects to award 1,600 Graduate Research Fellowships per fiscal year under this program solicitation pending availability of funds.
Currently, NSF provides a stipend of $34,000 to the Fellow and a cost-of-education allowance of $12,000 to the graduate degree-granting institution for each Fellow who uses the fellowship support in a fellowship year.
The institution at which a Fellow is enrolled receives up to a $46,000 award per Fellow who uses the fellowship support in a fellowship year. The Graduate Research Fellowship stipend is currently $34,000 for a 12-month tenure period, prorated in whole month increments of $2,833. The cost-of-education allowance to the institution is currently $12,000 per year of fellowship support.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.research.gov/grfp/Login.do
General inquiries regarding this program should be made to:
Christopher Hill, telephone: (866) 673-4737, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jong-on Hahm, telephone: (866) 673-4737, email: email@example.com
Applications contact: GRF Operations Center, telephone: (866) 673-4737, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions related to the use of GRFP Application Module, contact:
NSF Help Desk: telephone: 1-800-673-6188; e-mail: email@example.com
The Graduate Research Fellowship Operations Center is responsible for processing applications and responding to requests for information. General inquiries regarding the Graduate Research Fellowship Program should be made to:
Graduate Research Fellowship Operations Center, telephone: 866-NSF-GRFP, 866-673-4737 (toll-free from the US and Canada) or 202-331-3542 (international). email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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