Tuesday, June 14, 2016

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Info Session

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is the largest and one of the most prestigious awards available to support graduate studies toward Ph.D.’s in science, math, engineering, and social/behavioral science fields. The NSF award provides 3 years of support, with an annual stipend of $34,000. You can learn more about the NSF award at www.nsfgrfp.org

There are significant eligibility changes for fall 2016 – learn about these by attending one of the newly scheduled National Scholarships Office information sessions listed below. It will help you use your summer to begin developing a highly effective NSF graduate fellowship application.

Current undergraduates, current or entering graduate students, recent alumni and summer researchers are welcome to attend.

NSF Info Sessions:
  • Wednesday, June 8  from 4 pm to 5 pmPlant Sciences Room 1130
  • Tuesday, June 14 from 4 pm to 5 pmPlant Sciences Room 1119 (note different room)
  • Wednesday June 15 from 4 pm to 5 pmPlant Sciences Room 1130


Eligibility: You must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident to apply for the NSF graduate research fellowship.

Deadlines to apply will be in late October 2016, for NSF GRFP awards. Planning early give you your best chance of success!


If you are unable to attend either session please email us at: nsfgrfp@umd.edu