National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship


Application Deadline


Eligibility Requirements

Must be a U.S. citizen, of senior standing, who is majoring in math, science, physics, engineering, or computer science and who plan to pursue a doctoral degree in these areas.

Fellowship Description

To increase the number of U.S. citizens trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) will offer fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within one of the fifteen following disciplines: engineering, biosciences, chemistry, math, computer science, and physics.



Martha PattersonMartha Patterson, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Carnegie Hall 206
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