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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Proposals due October 28

Friday, October 28, 2016

An updated program solicitation for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is now available.  Details are available at the web site


Full Proposal Deadline Dates:

* October 28, 2016 for Mathematical Sciences; Physics and Astronomy; Chemistry

* October 27, 2016 for Psychology; Social Sciences; STEM Education and Learning
* October 25, 2016 for Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Engineering; Materials Research
* October 24, 2015 for Geosciences; Life Sciences

Please also see the additional information at


All eligible students are sincerely encouraged to apply.

Program Synopsis:

The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and in STEM education.  The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM and STEM education.  NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.