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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
for Social Sciences; Psychology; Geosciences

Graduate Research Fellowship Program

NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees. It's intended for students in the early stages of graduate study.

The program supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees. NSF Fellows are expected to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering.

The stipend currently is $30,000 for a 12-month tenure period, prorated monthly at $2,500 for shorter periods. The cost of education allowance currently is $10,500/year be used by the university to cover the costs of educating the Fellow. The university is responsible for tuition and required fees over the cost of education allowance.

Applicants should visit the NSF web page at http://www.nsf.gov for more guidance about current and emerging themes for NSF directorates for Social Sciences; Psychology; and Geosciences.

Deadline: November 05, 2009 for Social Sciences; Psychology; Geosciences