||NSF awards approximately 900 research fellowships to provide 3 years of funding support for graduate study towards a research based graduate degree.
Special advisement provided for minority research fellows.
Funding may be used over a 5-year period. Current funding is approximately $21,500 for a 12 month period plus a $10,000 cost of education allowance.
||Applicants must be US citizens or nationals, permanent resident aliens of the US in the early stages of their graduate education (i.e. first year, for all exceptions to eligibility requirements see website)Applicants to the Minority Fellowship program must be a member of one of four ethnic/minority groups: Native American, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Native Alaskan, or Native Pacific IslanderSubmit online application, letters of reference, GRE scores, proposed plan of research form, previous research experience form, official academic transcripts