September 17, 2010

Graduate Fellowships Available: NSF & EPA

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study that is in a field within NSF's mission and leads to a research-based master's or doctoral degree.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are awarded to individuals in the early stages of their graduate study. All applicants are expected to have adequate preparation to begin graduate-level study and research by Summer or Fall of 2011. Confirmation of acceptance in an NSF-approved graduate degree program is required at the time of fellowship acceptance, by May 1, 2011.

Please review the eligibility criteria before applying.

Award: Stipend is currently $30,000 for a 12-month tenure period
Deadline: Varies by discipline (see:

2011 EPA STAR Fellowships for Graduate Environmental Study
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study.

Reference the "Eligibility Information" to determine your eligibility as a graduate student.
Reference the "Specific Areas/Topics of Interest" to determine eligible areas of study.

November 5, 2010 at 4:00 PM for receipt of paper applications,
November 5, 2010 at 11:59:59 PM ET for submittal of electronic applications to


Up to $42,000 per year per fellowship. Master's level students may receive support for a maximum of two years. Doctoral students may be supported for a maximum of three years, usable over a period of five years.

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