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NSF GRFP Information Session

Thursday, September 10, 2020
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Virtual session

The information session will consist of a presentation outlining the details of the application process, including a review of the program solicitation and essay prompts. Date: Thursday, Sept. 10 Time: 2 to 3 p.m. Location: WebEx

Meeting link: Meeting number: 120 402 1639 Meeting password: 2zBvdYpUp58 NSF-GRFP (National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program) fellowships are awarded for graduate study in fields supported by the NSF, including the mathematical, physical, biological, behavioral and social sciences; engineering; the history of science and the philosophy of science; and for research-based Master's or PhD programs in science education.

Fellows receive three-years of funding within a five-year fellowship period in the form of an annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees.

Eligibility: must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident, intending to pursue a research-based Master’s or PhD in an NSF-supported field, be enrolled in an accredited U.S. graduate institution, and have completed no more than 12-months of full-time graduate study. For more information, please visit If you are student unable to attend the session and have questions about the application process, please contact, Rowena Grainger, STEM Fellowship Advisor at

If you are a department representative of a NSF eligible field and would like to request a presentation for your seniors, 1st and 2nd year graduate students, please contact Rowena Grainger,


Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Honors Program, Molecular and Cell Biology, Office of Undergraduate Research, Physiology & Neurobiology, UConn Master Calendar

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