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UC Davis NSF GRFP Informational Meeting Announcements


2013-14 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program(NSF GRFP)



     Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | 3:30 – 5 pm (no RSVP required):

ROOM 1005 Auditorium, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Bldg

Keynote Speaker:     Professor Rob Berman, Professor, Neurological Surgery, MIND Institute

Guest Speakers include Professor Barbara Horwitz, Neurology, Physiology & Behavior and

Professor Enoch Baldwin, Molecular & Cellular Biology

Current NSF GRFP Awardees:  Christopher Cunningham, Neuroscience | Katherine Isaacs, Computer Science, Aimee Bryan, Chemistry | Lisa Anderson, Chemistry


Wednesday, OCTOBER 10, 2012 | 12:10- 1:30PM:

Multi-purpose Room, Student Community Center

Keynote Speaker:     Professor Mark Schwartz, Environmental Science & Policy, Population Biology

Professor Louie Yang, Entomology

Current NSF GRFP Recipients:  Aimee Bryan, Chemistry | TBA



Meeting: Former and current NSF GRFP National reviewers (above) and recent graduate student recipients will present an informative overview of the application, offering invaluable tips and advice to potential applicants. Sample essays will also be available.



 Program Description 

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in the relevant science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines* pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees, including women in engineering and computer and information science.

Amount:   $30,000 stipend and $12,000 cost of education annually for up to three years.

Eligibility:  applicants must not have completed more than 12 months of full-time graduate study or the equivalent (senior undergraduates, 1st and 2nd year graduate students are generally eligible). In addition, applicants must have US citizenship, permanent resident or US national status at the time of application. Applicant must be accepted and enrolled in a US university graduate program at the time of the award.

Deadline: mid November 2012 (varies by discipline)

Fields of Study(research-based):  Computer & Information Science & Engineering, Materials Research, Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy, Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education & Learning, Geosciences, Life Sciences.



For more information and application see URL:   https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/CommonFastlaneLogin.do


The Office of Graduate Studies is pleased to share the results of the 2012-13 competition. UC Davis is now 13th in the nation, with 107 NSF GRFP recipients! The results may be viewed at https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/grfp/CommonFastlaneLogin.do


Deborah McCook, External Fellowship Advisor,  Office of Graduate Studies, 250 Mrak Hall, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616

Email: dlmccook@ucdavis.edu  ~  Ph. No. (530)752-0653  ~ FAX No.: (530)752-6222

Funding and application processing information may be found at the Graduate Studies Website:  http://www.gradstudies.ucdavis.edu/ssupport/external.html


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