The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. The NSF welcomes applications from all qualified students and strongly encourages under-represented populations, including women, under-represented racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities, to apply for this fellowship.
Examples of past NSF fellowship recipient
- Rafael Aguilera (Research Statement)
- Majel Baker (Graduate Research Plan Statement & Personal, Relevant Background, and Future Goals Statement)
- Ummul-Kiram Kathawalla (Research Statement & Comments)