NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Sessions

Webinar:
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 a.m.  To register:
https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/649070414

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.  To register:
https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/656401654

In person:
Thursday, October 9, 2014, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Smith 311
Friday, October 10, 2014; 10:30-12 noon.,  Oceanography Teaching
Building (OTB), room 014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014; 12:30-2:00 p.m., Denny 206

NSF?s GRFP is one of the premier opportunities to fund your graduate study.
It provides 3 years of funding that you can use in a 5 year time frame.
This includes a $32,000 annual stipend and tuition.  For UW graduate
students, GAIP health insurance is also covered.

While there may be an assumption this funding would be only for the ?usual
suspects? (e.g., life sciences, engineering, math, etc.), there are a
surprising number of social science disciplines included in the eligibility
list, including STEM education, Political Science, Public Policy,
Communication, Anthropology, History, and Sociology.    We encourage
students in all eligible fields to look into this fellowship.

Seniors who are planning to attend graduate school can apply now and take
the funding with them to whatever school they attend.   First year graduate
students (and sometimes second year students) can apply now.

The information session will cover the application process, strategies for
successful applications and more details regarding how the fellowship
operates.  Application deadlines range from October 29 ? November 4, 2014.
Students should start their applications now.

Basic eligibility criteria:

*  research in an eligible NSF research area (includes several of the
social sciences)
*  US citizens or permanent residents by the application deadline
*  students in their first year of graduate study or at the beginning of
their second year of graduate study (with some limitations)
*  students who have not earned a previous graduate degree
*  graduating senior undergraduates who plan to apply to and begin graduate
student by next fall

Full eligibility information is detailed in the program solicitation.
http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=6201&ods_key=nsf1
4590

Questions?   Please contact the Graduate School Fellowships and Awards
office at gradappt@uw.edu or 206.543-7152.

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