Dates are subject to change. Please make sure to visit the current GRF Program Solicitation for current dates.
All applications are due at 5:00 p.m. local time, as determined by the applicant’s mailing address.
Late July / Early August: GRFP Application opens
October 19, 2020 (Monday): GRFP application deadline for Life Sciences
October 20, 2020 (Tuesday): GRFP application deadline for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Materials Research, Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning
October 21, 2020 (Wednesday): GRFP application deadline for Engineering
October 22, 2020 (Thursday): Chemistry, Geosciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy
October 30, 2020 (Friday): GRFP application deadline for Reference letter
Note: Reference Letters Must Be Submitted by 4:00 pm (ET)
Early April: GRFP Application results announced
May 1, 2021: Deadline to accept fellowship