If you are an undergraduate senior or a graduate student in your first or second year of graduate school, we invite you to attend the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Information Session on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. This session will be facilitated by Dr. Benjamin Marquez who has served as a reviewer for the NSF GRFP competition. Dr. Marquez will provide an overview of the application process and will share tips on how to make your application more successful. The event will be held in the Auditorium at the UW-Madison Biotechnology Center from 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Follow this link to register: NSF GRFP Information Session August 2017
The GRFP is a prestigious, nationally competitive fellowship offered by the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are awarded to individuals in the early stages of their graduate study. Fellows are free to use their Fellowship at any university, college, or non-profit academic institution of higher education accredited in, and having a campus located in, the United States, its territories, or possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico that grants a graduate degree in STEM fields.
- Five year fellowship period with three years of financial support
- Annual stipend of $34,000
- Cost of Education allowance of $12,000 to the institution
- Professional development opportunities (GRIP and GROW)
- XSEDE supercomputer access for Fellows and honorable mentions
- No service requirement
- Access to supplemental funding to sustain research while on medical deferral (e.g. maternity/paternity leave)
For more information about the GRFP, visit: https://www.nsfgrfp.org/.
For questions about the session, please contact:
Fellowship, Funding and Diversity Initiatives Coordinator
Office of Fellowships and Funding Resources
University of Wisconsin-Madison