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2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is a prestigious award that supports research-oriented students in a range of STEM and social science fields during their first three years of graduate school. The award provides $46,000/year ($34,000 stipend + $12,000 Cost of Education Allowance), international research and internship opportunities, and more to support future knowledge experts with the potential to contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering.

Eligibility: Applicants must be either rising seniors or 1st year or 2nd year graduate students, plan on a PhD/research-oriented career, and be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents. The NSF welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Current and potential applicants can request individual advising and feedback on application materials by emailing Dr. Ben Rayder in the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Interested applicants should also attend an upcoming NSF GRFP information session on October 5 at 4:00 PM (Honors College, Room 212J).

National Deadline: October 23-27, 2017


Glamour's 2018 College Women of the Year Competition

Each year, Glamour recognizes 10 outstanding college women from universities throughout the US. Winners receive up to $10,000 and are featured in Glamour magazine. Two students from the University of Houston have received this recognition in recent years. Past winners include scientists, athletes, artists, activists, and businesswomen.

Eligibility: A college student in the 2017-2018 school year. You can also enter if you previously attended college or forwent college to pursue an idea, company or project that you are dedicated to.

National Deadline: November 1, 2017