Department of Defense (DOD), National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

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Deadline   12/12/2015

Description   The Department of Defense (DoD) offers approximately 200 3-year fellowships, supports PhD study in science and engineering disciplines of military importance. The NDSEG is also sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Army Research Office (ARO), the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCM), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), under the direction of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E). Fellows will attend a United States institution of their choosing. With this fellowship, the DoD funds scholars to increase the number of future scientists and engineers. High-achieving fellows will get the opportunity to pursue research projects they find interesting. 
Award Amount   Stipend of $30,500 for the 1st year, $31,000 for the 2nd year, and $31,500 for the 3rd year in addition to full tuition and required fees (excluding room and board), and up to $1,000 per year for medical insurance. No dependency allowances. 
Disciplines   Life Sciences. Physical Sciences. School of Engineering. Health Sciences. School of Public Health. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering; Biosciences; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Cognitive, Neural and Behavioral Sciences; Computer and Computational Sciences; Electrical Engineering; Geosciences; Materials Science and Engineering; Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering; Oceanography; Physics.  
Academic Level   Prospective/Current Graduate Student.  
Citizenship   Open only to U.S. citizens. Also open to nationals of the US. The term  
Requirements   Fellowships are intended for students at or near the beginning of their doctoral studies in science or engineering. Fellows do not incur any military or other service obligation. Must have received or be on track to receive their bachelor's degrees by the end of the academic year. Or, have completed less than 2 full-time years of graduate study in the discipline in which they are applying. Academic records. Personal statement. Transcripts. At least 3 recommendation letters. GRE scores. Research, leadership, and teamwork experiences. Applications are encouraged from women, persons with disabilities, and members of ethnic and racial minority groups. However, all applicants are judged solely on the basis of academic ability in fields of interest to the DoD. 
Award Type   Fellowship/Grant 
Contact   NDSEG Fellowship Program C/O American Society for Engineering Education 1818 N Street, NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 649-3831

Last Updated   7/13/2015 10:42:00 AM 
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