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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

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 in the U.S.

NSF Fellows are expected to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. These individuals will be crucial to maintaining and advancing the nation's technological infrastructure and national security as well as contributing to the economic well-being of society at large.

So that the nation can build fully upon the strength and creativity of a diverse society, the Foundation welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Those with disabilities are additionally accommodated by the Foundation to provide for the most successful graduate experience possible.

Application deadlines vary by discipline. The campus deadline for optional faculty review is October 16, 2014. Contact DFO Assistant Director, Meredith Wooten, at meredith@drexel.edu for more information. 



Fields of Study:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Location:

  • United States

Program Type:

  • Research
  • Study

Citizenship:

  • US Citizen
  • US National or Permanent Resident

Program Length:

  • Up to Three Years

Special Considerations:

  • Underrepresented racial or ethnic group
  • Female
  • Disabilities

Degree Level:

  • Post UG
  • Graduate

Amount:

  • $32,000 stipend +a $12,000 cost of education allowance