National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) Graduate Fellowship

Degree Level: Undergrad, or Post UG, or Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Special Consideration: Underrepresented racial or ethnic group, or Female

Location: United States

Duration: Multi-year

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


NPSC offers a unique graduate fellowship in the physical sciences and related engineering fields. It is open to all U. S. Citizens, but with emphasis on recruitment of applications from historically underrepresented minorities and women. An NPSC Fellowship covers the first two or three years of graduate school, depending on the employer who sponsors the fellowship, with the possibility of continuation for several more years providing all the conditions of the fellowship continue to be met.

Award Details

Amount: tuition and fees + stipend + summer employment

Duration:2-6 years

Degree: Apply in senior year, during first or second year of graduate study.

Fields of Study: Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and their subdisciplines, and related engineering fields: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical.

Additional Qualifications: Emphasis on minorities and women