NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program  (GRFP) NSF Wide Programs


GRFP 2019 Competition Slide Deck for Applicants and Outreach

NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports individuals early in their graduate training in STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics) fields.  A presentation - linked below - can be used for outreach to potential applicants; it has been updated for the 2019 competition.  Please see the GRFP Solicitation (NSF 18-573) for more details on the GRFP program.

You may download the outreach presentation in either PDF format or PPT format.


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


PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  18-573

Important Information for Proposers

ATTENTION: Proposers using the Collaborators and Other Affiliations template for more than 10 senior project personnel will encounter proposal print preview issues. Please see the Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information website for updated guidance.

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 18-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 29, 2018. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 18-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date

    October 22, 2018

        Life Sciences, Geosciences

    October 23, 2018

        Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research

    October 25, 2018

        Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning

    October 26, 2018

        Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

    October 21, 2019

        Life Sciences, Geosciences

 

Application Deadline(s) (received by 5 p.m. local time of applicant’s mailing address):

 

Fields of Study

2019 Deadlines

2020 Deadlines

2021 Deadlines

Life Sciences, Geosciences

October 22, 2018 (Monday)

October 21, 2019 (Monday)

October 19, 2020 (Monday)

Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research

October 23, 2018 (Tuesday)

October 22, 2019 (Tuesday)

October 20, 2020 (Tuesday)

Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning

October 25, 2018 (Thursday)

October 24, 2019 (Thursday)

October 22, 2020 (Thursday)

Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

October 26, 2018 (Friday)

October 25, 2019 (Friday)

October 23, 2020 (Friday)

Reference Letter Submission DEADLINE

November 2, 2018 (Friday)

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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