The Office of Fellowships and Scholars Programs' Fall Schedule
It’s never too early to be thinking about a national fellowship! Check out what OFSP has scheduled for this fall!
Wednesday, September 16th, RHUU 205 (note location update), 4:00 p.m.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF), with DoD NDSEG, DOE CSGF, and SMART. Join Dr. Mike Matthews and Dr. Erin Connolly to learn more about the NSF application process. The NSF GRF offers approximately $132,000 to support 3 years of graduate work in the sciences. We will also present a brief amount on other federally-funded opportunities for students seeking funding for graduate school in the STEM fields.
NSF GRF Deadlines:
- October 26 - Life Sciences, Geosciences
- October 27 - Engineering, Computer and Information Science & Engineering, Materials Research
- October 29 - Social Sciences, Psychology, STEM Education & Learning Research
- October 30 - Mathematical Sciences, Chemistry, Physics & Astronomy
DoD NDSEG Deadline: December 18, 2015, by 5:00 p.m. EST.
DOE CSGF Deadline: late January, 2016.
SMART Deadline: December 1, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. EST.
Monday, September 28, Gressette Room of Harper College, 4:00 p.m.
Boren Scholarship and Fellowship and Critical Language Scholarship. Join Jen Bess for a discussion of the opportunities offered by the Boren and CLS programs. The CLS is a fully-funded intensive summer language program in one of 13 critical languages. Deadline: November 15, 2015. With an emphasis on learning less-commonly taught languages and issues of national security, the Boren provides up to $20,000 to undergraduate and up to $30,000 to graduate students for study abroad. USC Campus Scholarship Deadline: December 1, 2015 to Study Abroad (students must have 1st drafts reviewed by 11/15); Fellowship Deadline: January 27, 2015.
****See www.sc.edu/ofsp for the full schedule of fall workshops!
Upcoming fall national fellowships deadlines of note:
- Thursday, Oct. 1, GEM Fellowships Part 1 due electronically; final application due electronically Thursday, Nov. 15 This award is designed to offer opportunities for underrepresented minority students to obtain MS degrees in engineering and Ph.D. degrees in engineering and the natural and physical sciences through a program of paid summer internships and graduate financial assistance.
- Thursday, Oct. 1, Scoville Peace Fellowship deadline for the spring 2015 fellowship program. The Scoville funds recent college and grad school graduates as fellows for six to nine months with various organizations in Washington, DC, focused on key issues of peace and security.
- Monday, Oct. 5, recommended deadline for Gates-Cambridge applicants (to ensure enough time to complete additional material upload by the official Oct. 15 Gates deadline). The Gates-Cambridge Scholarship funds a graduate degree at Cambridge in any discipline, to students who are committed to improving the lives of others.
- Sunday, Nov. 1, by 11:59 p.m. PST is the online application deadline for the Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship. The Knowles provides a variety of support for new teachers of high school math and science.