NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Project (JPFP)

Degree Level: Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

GPA Cutoff: 3.2

Special Consideration: Underrepresented racial or ethnic group, or Female, or Disabilities

Location: United States

Duration: Multi-year

Deadlines: February. Please check website below for the specific date.


The Harriett G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Program (JPFP) increases the number of graduate degrees awarded to underrepresented persons (women, minorities, and/or persons with disabilities) participating in the STEM workforce, thereby eliminating the shortage of skilled workers. Approximately 20 students are selected annually to receive financial support for their graduate education.

Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented group, which includes women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.
Applicants must either be within the first 3 years of a graduate program at an accredited, U.S. university OR be in the process of applying to an accredited STEM graduate program.

Award Details

Amount: tuition offset + monthly stipend + NASA internship