Special Academic Opportunities

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

An integral part of the Department’s efforts is to award fellowships to graduate students for study in support of multidisciplinary research objectives. Recipients  pursue research opportunities at universities of their choice—leading to doctoral degrees in mathematical, physical, biological, ocean and engineering sciences. 


The Department of Defense plans to award 90 three-year graduate fellowships including tuition, fees (not to include room and board) and additional annual stipends.  The duration of a Fellowship is 36 months during three years; alternate terms may be granted under exceptional circumstances.  Fellows do not incur military duty.


Applicants must:

  • Be citizens or nationals of the United States.
  • Be at or near the beginning of their graduate study in science or engineering.


NDSEG Fellowship Program

c/o American Society for Engineering Education

1818 North Street NW

Suite 600

Washington D.C. 20036


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January 5, 2009



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