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2020 NSF GRF Workshop (6 pm on Oct. 1)

2020 NSF GRF Workshop (6 pm on Oct. 1)

A workshop and Q&A informational session on the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program will be held on October 1, 2020 6-7 pm on Zoom. Early career graduate students and JR/SR undergraduate students are especially encouraged to attend. Sign up to attend at the link below. Zoom link and event reminder will be sent 1-2 days before the event.Link: (sign up ASAP)More info on the NSF GRFP program can be found below.

NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in STEM fields.

When do I Apply? Typically, students apply in the senior year of undergraduate and/or in their first year of graduate school. Full proposal deadline Oct. 19-22, 2020 (according to discipline). 

What do I Receive? Successful applicants receive three years of support for their graduate education and their research. $34,000 annual stipend & $12,000 educational allowance (paid direct to institution). 

Who is Eligible? 

  • U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents 
  • Early-career: undergrad & graduate students 
  • Pursuing research-based master’s and/or doctoral degrees (no professional degrees) 
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or STEM Education 
  • Full-time enrollment in graduate degree program at accredited, non-profit US institution of higher education 
  • NO foreign institutions 

NSF actively encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply. 

Where Can I Learn More? A video presentation on details of the program, and the application process, is available and may be downloaded in PDF format