September 4, 2013, 6-7 PM, Exploratory 3301

Come and learn more about the NSF GRFP, one of the most prestigious and generous awards for graduate study in the STEM fields and Social Sciences!

The NSF GRFP provides up to three years of comprehensive funding for graduate study in STEM fields and Social Sciences, including a $32,000 stipend, tuition assistance, and professional development opportunities.  GRFP Fellows are recognized nationally as future leaders in scientific and social science research.


Who should attend?
NEW graduate students (less than 3 total semesters in graduate school) and undergraduate students who are considering graduate school (Master’s or PhD) in an NSF supported discipline.


What fields are supported?
Most STEM and Social Science fields.  For a complete list of supported fields click here and scroll down to the bottom.


What will this session cover?
The session will provide an overview of the program and the application process.  There will be time for Q&A.


What is the application deadline?
The GRFP deadline falls annually in November.  If you are organized, there is still time to apply this year!  But students who are thinking of applying in future years are also welcome at the session.


I am interested but cannot attend?  What should I do?

A version of the presentation will be posted on at http://gradfellows.gmu.edu after the event.  Interested students are also encouraged to learn more at the GRFP central web site: http://www.nsfgrfp.org/ and to contact the Director of Graduate Fellowships, Dr. Kay Agoston, at [log in to unmask]


Kathryn E. Agoston, PhD
Director of Graduate Fellowships
George Mason University
Office of the Provost
4400 University Dr. MS 3A2
Fairfax, VA  22030