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HACU Member Advisory—November 2, 2004


NSF Fellowship Deadlines Approach


The first deadlines are November 17, 2004, for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program. HACU urges the participation of the Hispanic higher education community in this prestigious program. Please forward this HACU Member Advisory to appropriate staff, graduate students, senior undergraduate students and deans. For more information:


Applicant Deadlines:


November 17, 2004 (Wednesday): Life Sciences

November 18, 2004 (Thursday): Chemistry

November 19, 2004 (Friday): Computer and Information Science and Engineering

November 29, 2004 (Monday): Social Sciences

November 30, 2004 (Tuesday): Physics and Astronomy

December 2, 2004 (Thursday): Mathematical Sciences

December 3, 2004 (Friday): Geosciences

December 9, 2004 (Thursday): Psychology

December 10, 2004 (Friday): Engineering


About the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program:


The National Science Foundation will offer approximately 1,000 graduate fellowships in this competition. The Graduate Research Fellowship provides three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees for students who are at the early stages of their graduate study. Anticipated funding amount: $40,500 annually: $30,000 stipend and $10,500 cost of education allowance per award.


Fellowship applications must be submitted by the prospective Fellow. Applicants must register with the FastLane system ( prior to submitting an application and must affiliate with an accredited U.S.  university, college, or non-profit academic institution or appropriate international institution of higher education offering advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics prior to activating the Fellowship award. Fellowships are intended for individuals in the earliest stages of their graduate study. Applicants must have completed no more than twelve months of full-time graduate study or the equivalent in part-time study.  Individuals may apply during the senior year of college, prior to or during the first year of graduate school, and at the beginning of the second year of graduate school.


HACU Member Advisories are a service of the

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.