The National Science Foundation Fellowships enable students to study the natural and social sciences at the graduate level.  Fellowships provide three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering supported by the NSF and are intended for students in the early stages of their graduate study.  Applications will be reviewed by disciplinary panels of scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.

Eligibility 
Fellowships are awarded for graduate study in fields supported by the NSF, including the mathematical, physical, biological, behavioral and social sciences; engineering; the history of science and the philosophy of science; and for research-based PhD degrees in science education.

Citizenship
Students must be US Citizens or permanent resident aliens.

Duration
Three years of support that may be used over a five-year period.

Deadline
November 1-13, depending upon fellowship program. Amount $27,500 stipend for a 12-month tenure plus $10,500 cost-of-education allowance per tenure year.  All award amounts are pending availability of funds.

Fellowship Overview (PDF document)

Website: https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/

Campus Contact
Professor Whitney King dwking@colby.edu Keyes 211
207-859-5755