National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG)

The DoD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program is a competitive fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. dual citizens who intend to pursue a Doctoral degree aligned to the DoD services Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs) in research and development at a U.S. institution of their choice.

Deadline: October

Value: The NDSEG Fellowship lasts for 3 years and pays for full tuition and all mandatory fees; a monthly stipend ($38,400 annually); a $5,000 travel budget over the Fellow’s tenure for professional development; and up to $1,200 a year in health insurance.

Eligibility: Be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Dual Citizen, or U.S. National (as defined below); Have completed your undergraduate studies prior to the commencement of the fellowship in September 2022; Be applying to, accepted to, or currently enrolled at an accredited graduate-level institution within the United States; Have at *least* THREE remaining years in your graduate degree program as of September 2022; Be pursuing research in alignment with one or more specific topics identified in the Department of Defense's Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs).

Major: Science and Engineering Fields

Fellowship Type: Undergraduate, Graduate

Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with Fellowships Office