Fall NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Workshop • August 31, 2012

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Workshop

Friday, August 31, 2012 – 9:00am – 12:00pm
2520 UCC (University Capitol Center)

Attend this hands-on workshop to learn about this fellowship program, which supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported sciencetechnologyengineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships provide: 

  • Three years of support
  • $30,000 annual stipend
  • $10,500 cost-of-education allowance
  • International research and professional development activities
More information about the fellowship can be found at www.nsfgrfp.org.
This workshop includes:     
  • A presentation from former GRFP reviewer/advisor Dr. John Logsdon
  • A hands-on workshop to improve your GRFP essay writing skills
  • Q & A session with current recipients and UI faculty who have served as GRFP reviewers and advisers
  • Handouts to assist you with your GRFP application

To attend, you must: 

  • Be a US citizen, US national, or permanent resident alien
  • Be in a research-focused Master’s or Ph.D. program in an eligible field
  • Be a Junior/Senior undergraduate interested in graduate school
  • Have completed no more than twelve months* of full-time graduate study

* Please note “no more than twelve months” applies to your entire post-baccalaureate career. If you have completed less than twelve months of your Ph.D. but have previously completed a Master’s degree, you are considered to have more than twelve months of graduate study.

If you meet the requirements listed above, RSVP for the workshop at:


For questions about the workshop, please contact Jennifer Teitle (dsp-gradgrants@uiowa.edu)