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Subject: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - Info Sessions / Awardee Panels

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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – Early Fall
Semester Info Sessions / Student Panels
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is the largest and one of the most
prestigious programs supporting graduate study in the science, math,
engineering, and social/behavioral sciences. The NSF award provides 3 years
of support, with an annual stipend of $34,000. **The NSF Graduate Research
Fellowship (GRFP) is open to seniors and recent alumni applying for graduate
study this fall, as well as to current 1st and 2nd year grad students who are
US citizens or permanent residents.** You can learn more about the NSF award
and eligibility at www.nsfgrfp.org Comparable grad study awards include the
NDSEG, SMART and NASA fellowships.
Learn about applying the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and similar awards
(NDSEG, SMART, NASA) by attending one of our upcoming information sessions /
award recipient panel events. You’re get all the information and advice you
need to get started on your applications:
--Wednesday, September 2 – 5:15 pm in JMP 3201 (J.M. Patterson Building)
--Thursday, September 3 – 5:15 pm in Kim Engineering Building 1110

--Wednesday September 9 – 5:15 pm in Kim Engineering Building 1110

--Thursday September 10 – 5:15 pm in Kim Engineering Building 1110

You can begin NSF GRFP online applications here:
https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/Login.do

This is the top site for NSF application writing advice site:
http://grfpessayinsights.missouri.edu/
Application Deadlines for the NSF GRFP very by field between October 26 and
October 30, 2015 – see details here:
http://www.nsfgrfp.org/applicants/important_dates
Grad study awards covering a broad range of fields and comparable to the NSF
GRFP include:

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (no
Dept. of Defense work obligation): http://ndseg.asee.org/

The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation Fellowship Program
(requires future employment in a DoD lab): http://smart.asee.org/

NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship:
https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/strg/archives_nstrf.html


Francis DuVinage, Ph.D.
Director, National Scholarships Office and Maryland Center for Undergraduate
Research
2403 Marie Mount Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

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Phone: (301) 314-9458
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