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Subject: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - Online Application Open!

Description:
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – Online
Application is Live!

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 is open to rising 2nd year graduate students who are US citizens
or permanent residents. You can learn more about the NSF award and
eligibility at www.nsfgrfp.org

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

NSF Application Writing Advice site: http://grfpessayinsights.missouri.edu/

Here are the NEW DEADLINES for fall 2015:

--October 26, 2015 (Monday): Geosciences, Life Sciences

--October 27, 2015 (Tuesday): Computer and Information Science and
Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research

--October 29, 2015 (Thursday): Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education
and Learning

--October 30, 2015 (Friday): Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and
Astronomy

--November 5, 2015 (Thursday) - All reference letters must be received by
8:00 p.m., Eastern Time Zone

Applicants: You will find below several useful links to help you develop
competitive NSF GRFP application. Applicants are also welcome to meet
individually to talk about the NSF or other relevant opportunities. To make
an appointment, write to [log in to unmask] and let me know days/times you could
meet in the coming weeks, and I’ll schedule an appointment for you.

Other grad study awards covering a broad range of fields 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

Email:[log in to unmask]
Phone: (301) 314-9458
Fax: (301) 314-0085
http://www.scholarships.umd.edu
http://www.ugresearch.umd.edu

Contact Person: Francis P. Duvinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]

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