2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) program solicitation has just been released!

Who is eligible: 1st and 2nd year grad students

You can find the solicitation here:




The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply.



Eligibility for the NSF GRFP has changed. Please see details here:



Applicants meet criteria under citizenship, degree requirements, and field of study. Please check the eligibility criteria in the program solicitation.


Application Support

The Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships (ONS&F) at UConn provides application support to eligible applicants. Click the “talk to advisor” button for more information: http://www.onsf.uconn.edu/

For more information, contact: Rowena Grainger at rowena.grainger@uconn.edu