National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship


Through the NDSEG Program, the U.S. Department of Defense seeks to provide the U.S. with talented, doctorally trained American men and women who will lead state of the art advances in disciplines having the greatest payoff to national security requirements-mathematical, physical, biological, ocean and engineering sciences. It combines Army, Navy and Air Force fellowship programs to offer 100-150 generous awards. The application requires essays in which ask you to outline the objectives of your educational program and present your long-range goals. Three letters of recommendation are required.


U.S. citizens and nationals who are seniors, recent grads, or first-year grad students in science or engineering.

Award Amount

Tuition and $30,000 stipend a year for three years' graduate study. Award also includes medical insurance coverage offered through the institution, up to a total value of $1,000 per year.