Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity
Goes By: GFSD
Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.
GFSD Electronic Deadline
Thursday, December 15, 2022
About this Fellowship
Offers graduate fellowships for students in the physical sciences or engineering, with special consideration given to underrepresented minority groups and females.
Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity (formerly the National Physical Science Consortium) is a partnership between government agencies and laboratories, industry, and higher education. GFSD's goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, emphasizing recruitment of a diverse applicant pool.
Renewable for up to 6 years, provides $20,000 annual stipend, covers graduate tuition, includes one or two paid summer internships with a government agency, and provides a mentor.
|Year(s) of Application
||Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters
Minimum Grade Point Average
|Campus Nomination Required
Last updated: August 1, 2022
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