Department of Defense National Defense Science and Engineering Grad Fellowships
Goes By: DOD NDSEG
Highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported STEM disciplines.
NDSEG fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within one of the following disciplines:
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering; Biosciences; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences; Computer and Computational Sciences; Electrical Engineering; Geosciences; Materials Science and Engineering; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering; Oceanography; Physics
Three years of support, including full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend (minimum $30,500), and up to $1000 in medical insurance.
|Year(s) of Application
||Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters
Minimum Grade Point Average
|Campus Nomination Required
|Year of Study Funded
||STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
|Areas of Interest:
||Research, Public Service
Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.
Intent to Apply Fall 2020 Deadline
Sunday, November 1, 2020
DOD NDSEG Electronic Deadline
Monday, November 2, 2020
11:59 p.m. ET
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Last updated: September 3, 2019
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