About the Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.  Read More »

 

Eligibility Guidelines 

See the current Program Solicitation for eligibility guidelines. Those already enrolled in graduate school may apply one time only.

 

2020 Application Now Open (Click here to apply.)

 

Please see the video below for a tutorial on the 2020 GRFP Application Eligibility

 

Please see the video below for a tutorial on the 2020 GRFP Application

In the News

Clarification to the Eligibilty Requirements for Individuals Already Holding a Joint Bachelor's-Master's Degree

Please note that the GRF Program Solicitation has been updated with the following new language:

Individuals holding joint bachelor's-master's degrees currently enrolled as first-year doctoral students, who have not previously applied as graduate students and enrolled in the doctoral program the semester following award of the joint degree, may apply as first-year doctoral students only.