Are you planning to apply to STEM or social/behavioral sciences PhD
programs this Fall 2023? Or will you be a 1st year grad student in these
fields in Fall 2023?

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) provides 3 years of
full support for PhD studies, with an annual stipend of $37,000, in *science,
math, engineering, and social/behavioral science fields*. *US Citizens and
Permanent Residents are eligible.* You can visit the NSF informational
website here <>.

The UMD National Scholarships Office has an *in-depth ELMS resource site* for
UMD NSF GRFP applicants, with recorded presentations (described below) and
supporting materials to help you prepare a competitive application. Current
UMD undergraduates at all levels, UMD alumni, and UMD grad students who
will be in their 2nd years of PhD studies in Fall 2023 (and did not apply
in Fall 2022) are invited to join our ELMS resource site.

**Click here to complete a brief questionnaire to gain access to
our NSF GRFP ELMS resource site.**

*Recorded NSF Info Session #1* *- 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.

*Recorded NSF Info Session #2* *- 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

Eligibility: You must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident to apply for
the NSF graduate research fellowship. You must be applying to, or enrolled
in your 1st or 2nd year of graduate studies in an NSF supported field in
Fall 2023. Other eligibility criteria may apply, please click here to
access full eligibility info for the NSF GRFP.

Questions? Write to us at [log in to unmask]

UMD National Scholarships Office
2403 Marie Mount Hall

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