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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program


For more information about the NSF-GRFP program, please visit: https://www.nsfgrfp.org/ .

Fellowships begin either in summer or fall based on NSF’s award notification.


NSF Coordinating Official for ASU - Katrina Roalson, Director, Fiscal Business Services, 480-965-7627, katrina.roalson@asu.edu.


Benefits include

  • $34,000 stipend from the National Science Foundation, paid thru Graduate College
  • Institutional support
    • Graduate Resident or Graduate Nonresident tuition based on residency classification
    • ASU Student Health insurance: registration via My ASU website fall semester will automatically trigger spring’s ASU student health enrollment
    • $750 in research/educational expenses if requested; contact us at grad-nsf@asu.edu or 480-965-5873 with questions
      • Funds can be used for research supplies and/or travel.  
      • If you want to purchase supplies, you can submit a request to us and we will process the order for you. 
      • If you choose to use the funds for travel, contact Savannah Barragan at Savannah.Barragan@asu.edu for assistance.
    • Summer Graduate tuition: registration’s balance due covered up to a total of 6 graduate-level credits for summer term

Important Information

Important Information

  • Responsible Conduct of Research training is mandatory for all NSF fellows; therefore, please go to the following website and check next training date(s): https://researchintegrity.asu.edu/training/rcrtraining
  • For fellowship stipends ASU has no tax reporting or tax withholding responsibilities unless the student is a nonresident for US tax reporting purposes. Please refer to the information for graduate fellowships on the Graduate College website with regards to income tax considerations.