Information Sessions About NSF Funding For Graduate Students

The National Science Foundation is increasing its funding opportunities for young researchers. Georgia Tech has three NSF Graduate Research Fellowship information sessions scheduled to assist students as they plan for their November applications. Session will include information from an NSF reviewer as well as from Dr. Karen Adams from the Fellowship Program. The three NSF Graduate Research Fellowship information sessions planned are as follows: • June 16, 11:00, Piedmont Room, Student Center • September 1, 11:00, Piedmont Room, Student Center • September 29, 11:00, Crescent Room, Student Center Undergraduates are encouraged to attend the sessions to learn what they need to do to prepare when they are eligible to apply. Students eligible to apply in November are seniors, first-year graduate students, and second-year graduate students who have not completed MORE than 12 months of graduate work. (August to August is 12 months. When students apply in November, they have not completed MORE than 12 months.) Awards are $30,000 a year for three years of graduate study plus $10,500 each year to the university to go toward tuition, and $1000 for travel to an international conference. NSF awards can be deferred up to two years. Students are encouraged to work on their three NSF essays this summer and can contact Dr. Karen Adams in the Fellowship Office for information (Karen.adams@provost.gatech.edu).

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