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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program  (GRFP) NSF Wide Programs


CONTACTS
Name Email Phone Room
Susan  Brennan info@nsfgrfp.org (866) 673-4737   
Tyrone  Mitchell info@nsf.gov (866) 673-4737   
Gisele  Muller-Parker info@nsfgrfp.org (866) 673-4737   


PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  16-588

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

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

Fields of Study

2016 Deadlines

2017 Deadlines

2018 Deadlines

Life Sciences, Geosciences

October 24 (Monday)

October 23 (Monday)

October 22 (Monday)

Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research

October 25 (Tuesday)

October 24 (Tuesday)

October 23 (Tuesday)

Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning

October 27 (Thursday)

October 26 (Thursday)

October 25 (Thursday)

Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

October 28 (Friday)

October 27 (Friday)

October 26 (Friday)

Reference Letter Submission

November 3 (Thursday), 5:00 p.m. ET

November 2 (Thursday), 5:00 p.m. ET

November 1 (Thursday), 5:00 p.m. ET


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 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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