The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) invites applications for its 2019 funding cycle.
The GRFP supports “outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education” through three-year grants.
The grant provides three years of a $34,000 stipend during a five-year fellowship. NSF anticipates awarding 1,500 grants across all fields.
Eligible applicants include:
- Undergraduate seniors and post-baccalaureates who must not have begun graduate training
- Graduate students (limited to one only application to the GRFP, submitted either in the first or second year of graduate school)
- Returning graduate students, under limited conditions
Applicants must be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident.
The deadline for psychological science applications is October 25, 2018 (received by 5:00 PM local time of applicant’s mailing address).
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Deadlines for subsequent years are October 24, 2019 and October 22, 2020.