National competition; students eligible to compete only in their senior year of college or first year of graduate school. NSF Fellows are expected to become knowledge experts who can contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering. These individuals will be crucial to maintaining and advancing the nation’s technological infrastructure and national security as well as contributing to the economic well being of society at large. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program is designed to provide opportunities for advanced education that prepares students for a broad range of disciplinary and cross-disciplinary careers through its strategic investments in intellectual capital. Applicants, therefore, are urged to visit the NSF Web site for more information and guidance about current and emerging themes for the NSF directorates.
Online through NSF FASTLANE
When awarded, funds are administered by LPL Business Office. NSF notifies student of award. Award is deposited with the UA Graduate College and administered by Assistant Dean Dorian Voorhees. Contact Pam Streett regarding how to apply award to LPL/PTYS fees.
All awards will be for a maximum of three years usable over a five-year period. The anticipated award date is late March.