Avg. Amount Awarded
January 5 2021
Application Deadline
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National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program


Three-year fellowships available to students at or near the beginning of their studies towards a PhD in an engineering or science-related field. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must enroll at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States offering PhD degrees in science and engineering. Applications encouraged from women, underrepresented minorities, and persons with disabilities. For more details and deadlines see

Eligibility Requirements

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  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Biology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Engineering-Related Technologies, Engineering/Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Engineering, and Metallurgy, Nuclear Science, Physical Sciences

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NDSEG Program Team
Tel: 202-649-3831
Fax: 202-265-8504 Address 1818 North Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036