Opportunities to consider – The NSF GRFP

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Programwww.nsfgrfp.org

The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity.  The program 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 at accredited US institutions.  The NSF welcomes applications from all qualified students and strongly encourages under-represented populations, including women, under-represented racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities, to apply for this fellowship.

Applicants must be:

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States.
  • Applicants must have completed no more than twelve months of full-time graduate study

The 2013 GRFP application is now available

Important Deadlines for the 2013 NSF GRFP All deadlines are at 8:00 p.m. EST

November 13, 2012

  • Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering
  • Materials Research

November 14, 2012

  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Physics and Astronomy

November 16, 2012

  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
  • STEM Education and Learning
  • November 19, 2012
    • Life Sciences
    • Geosciences

November 27, 2012

  • Reference letters for all fields of study
  • All application materials are due at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the deadline dates. Material submitted after 8:00 p.m. EST on the deadline dates will not be accepted under any circumstances.