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.

2015 Program Solicitation

The 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Solicitation has been published. All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review the 2015 Solicitation for important information about eligibility and supported fields of study, application preparation and submission instructions, and the merit review criteria.

In the News

This past award cycle, 2014 awardee Kate Devlin adds not only to the GRFP legacy, but to her own as well. Sixty years ago, her grandfather, Tom Devlin won the National Science Foundation's flagship fellowship in STEM graduate studies. Kate and Tom, separated by a half a century, share a joy for education, research, and the Graduate Research Fellowship Program.