Graduate Research Fellowships

National Science Foundation
Type Fellowship
Amount $27k - 82k
Duration 3 Months


The National Science Foundation aims to ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the United States and to reinforce its diversity by offering approximately 1,000 graduate fellowships in this competition. The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master's or doctoral degrees and is intended for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) invests in graduate education for a cadre of diverse individuals who demonstrate their potential to successfully complete graduate degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of the National Science Foundation.

Earliest deadlines are in mid-November and vary with discipline.

Graduate fellowships may be awarded only to citizens or nationals of the US or permanent resident aliens of the United States at the time of application.


This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

More Information

GRF Program Administrator
National Science Foundation
GRF Operations Center, Suite T-50, 1818 N Street NW
PO Box 3010
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 866-673-4737
Fax: 865-241-4513