Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships
Must be a U.S. citizen or National, have demonstrated ability
and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering
(please see website for a list of eligible fields). Applicants
must have their bachelor's degree by fall of the (calendar) year
in which they apply. Preference is given to applicants who have
completed one year or less of graduate study.
The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Program awards over 200 fellowships each year to graduate students
in the fields of science and engineering. Fellows may choose any
accredited institution of higher education in the United States
offering doctoral degrees in science or engineering. The tenure
of the award is 36 months cumulatively, beginning in the fall
of the year the fellowship is awarded.
of candidates will be based on all available evidence of ability,
including academic records, recommendations regarding each applicant's
qualifications, and the score obtained on the GRE.
The award includes
full payment of tuition and required fees. In addition, fellows
receive a stipend of on average $30,000 annually for three years.
The fellowship will also pay for minimum health insurance coverage
offered through the institution up to a total value of $1,000.
applications to: see website above; do not send to the
Office of Special Scholarship Programs