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STARTING NEXT WEEK:  Early NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Intro
Sessions


The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) provides 3 years of
full support for PhD studies, with an annual stipend of
$34,000, in science, math, engineering, and
social/behavioral science fields. You can visit the NSF informational
website by clicking here <http://www.nsfgrfp.org/>.


The UMD National Scholarships Office will hold a series of early ZOOM
information sessions to help you plan effectively for
your NSF applications. **Current UMD undergraduates at all levels, recent
UMD alumni, and UMD grad students who will be in their 2nd year in Fall
2023 (and who did not apply for NSF in fall 2021) are welcome to attend.**


ZOOM NSF Prep Session #1 - Thursday, March 2, 4 pm - Introduction: This
session will introduce you to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program:
what it is, who it's for, application components, how it's judged, and how
you can prepare to apply effectively - whether you're applying this fall or
in a few years.


Click here to register for Session #1
<https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAucOutqT8qGdCLeXaesOcZLQ_5qscfhir3>


ZOOM NSF Prep Session #2 - Friday, March 3, 4 pm - Writing the Essays: This
session will discuss the two required essays - an intellectual/personal
statement, and a mini research proposal. We'll cover what information needs
to be in the essays, as well as strategies for writing them in a timely and
effective way.


Click here to register for Session #2
<https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwlduCtqzIvE9D4_X5shr1uhiqHFxqFz5ht>

Interested but can't attend?  Complete this brief questionnaire
<https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/jfe/form/SV_3mlGffM2d9TEyt7> for access to our
NSF GRFP ELMS Resource Site, which will include recorded versions of these
presentations.

Eligibility: You must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident to apply for
the NSF graduate research fellowship. You must be applying for graduate
studies in an NSF supported field.

UMD National Scholarships Office
2403 Marie Mount Hall
www.scholarships.umd.edu

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