DOD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships
The Department of Defense offers approximately 200 graduate fellowships each year (approximately 9 percent success rate). Fellowships provide three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based Ph.D. degrees in the fields of science and engineering and are intended for students in the early stages of their graduate study.
Level of Support
$30,500-$31,500 stipend for a 12-month tenure plus a cost-of-education allowance (to cover tuition and required fees) per tenure year. The NDSEG Fellowship Program will also pay up to $1,000 per year toward medical insurance offered through the educational institution. The award is portable.
applications are typically submitted in December of your Senior or first year of graduate study.