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GRFP 2020 Program and Application Information

NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports individuals early in their graduate training in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.  A video presentation on details of the program, and the application process, is available and may be downloaded in PDF format.  Please see the GRFP Solicitation NSF 19-590 for more details on the program.


CONTACTS
Name Email Phone Room
Jong-on  Hahm info@nsfgrfp.org (866) 673-4737   
Christopher  Hill info@nsfgrfp.org (866) 673-4737   


PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  19-590

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 19-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after February 25, 2019. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 19-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date

    October 22, 2019

        Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research

    October 24, 2019

        Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning

    October 25, 2019

        Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

    October 19, 2020

        Life Sciences, Geosciences

    October 20, 2020

        Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research

 

Fields of Study

FY2020 Deadlines

FY2021 Deadlines

Life Sciences, Geosciences

October 21, 2019 (Monday)

October 19, 2020 (Monday)

Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research

October 22, 2019 (Tuesday)

October 20, 2020 (Tuesday)

Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning

October 24, 2019 (Thursday)

October 22, 2020 (Thursday)

Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

October 25, 2019 (Friday)

October 23, 2020 (Friday)

Reference Letter Submission DEADLINE

November 1, 2019 (Friday)

October 30, 2020 (Friday)


SYNOPSIS

The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.


EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY

This program provides educational opportunities for  Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students. Individuals interested in applying for funding should see the program guidelines above.


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