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Francis DuVinage <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: REMINDER: NSF Graduate Fellowship Info Sessions - For Fall 2016
Applicants!

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REMINDER: NSF Graduate Fellowship Info Sessions - For Fall 2016 Applicants!
Importance: High

Colleagues, please distribute to your graduate and undergraduate directors as
appropriate – thank you!

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP­ INFORMATION SESSIONS –
Please forward to your departmental graduate and undergraduate directors and
others!

ARE YOU PLANNING GRADUATE STUDIES TOWARD A PH.D. IN SCIENCE, MATH,
ENGINEERING, OR SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCEs FIELDS?

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 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

109 MARYLAND SENIORS, RECENT ALUMNI, AND GRADUATE STUDENTS HAVE WON NSF
GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN THE PAST 3 YEARS!

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

Current undergraduates at all levels and recent alumni are welcome to attend,
as are those who will be first or second year graduate students in Fall 2016.

NSF Info Session 1:
Wednesday, April 6 from 5 pm to 6 pm
Microbiology Building (on Hornbake Plaza) – Room: 1207
RSVP to [log in to unmask]

NSF Info Session 2:
Thursday, April 7 from 5 pm to 6 pm
Microbiology Building (on Hornbake Plaza) – Room: 1207
RSVP to [log in to unmask]

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:
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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 DuVinage
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