NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

About the Program

Application Support

Application Deadlines

Must be received by 5:00pm local time of applicant's mailing address

  • October 22, 2018: Geosciences; Life Sciences
  • October 23, 2018: Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Engineering; Materials Research
  • October 25, 2018: Psychology; Social Sciences; STEM Education and Learning
  • October 26, 2018: Chemistry; Mathematical Sciences; Physics and Astronomy

Reference Submission Deadline

Must be received by 5:00pm Eastern Time (ET) on Thursday, November 1, 2018

Reference Writers, please note: You will be provided a new login in order to submit a reference letter

Submit Reference Letter (Will be updated in September)

Application and Reference Writer Assistance

Questions about the Application and Reference Writer Process for the Graduate Research Fellowship Program should be directed to:

GRF Operations Center
1818 N Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 866-NSF-GRFP (866-673-4737)
Email: info@nsfgrfp.org
Hours of Operation: 8:30am - 5:30pm Eastern Time