The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open! NSF is soliciting applications for the GRFP until the posted deadlines in late October and early November 2014. Since 1952, GRFP has provided Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study in science or engineering and leads to a research-based master's or doctoral degree. The NSF expects to award 2,000 Graduate Research Fellowships under this program solicitation pending availability of funds: Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) PROGRAM SOLICITATION (NSF 14-590)
NSF Graduate Fellowships are awarded to individuals in the early stages of their graduate study.
Individuals are typically eligible to apply:
1. During the senior year of college;
2. After graduating from college and prior to entering graduate school;
3. During the first year of graduate school; or
4. Prior to completing the fall term of the second year of graduate school.
Applicants must have completed no more than 12 months of full-time graduate study or its equivalent as
of August 1, 2014.