NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program hosting sessions for graduates, seniors

The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) is one of the most prestigious programs to recognize and support outstanding graduate students. Two separate sessions will be offered: one for first-year graduate students and a second one for undergraduate seniors.

The Graduate School is hosting a session for first-year domestic graduate students in a STEM discipline who are pursuing a research-based master’s or doctoral degree from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in 405 Jardine Hall.

The McNair Scholar program is offering a separate session for undergraduate seniors about the NSF-GRFP program and also the Goldwater Scholarship at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15 in 142 Rhatigan Student Center. RSVP for the event at 316-978-3139 or mcnairscholars@wichita.edu.

During both events, Dr. Coleen Pugh, Graduate School dean and AVP of research will help students craft a competitive application for the NSF-GRFP.

The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend for the school and a cost of education allowance for the institution.