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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

The fellowships support individuals who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering in an area of DoD interest (check list on website). NDSEG fellowships are intended for students graduating from college or in their first year of graduate study. They will support study at any US institution.

Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance (this excludes dental and vision insurance).


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Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: First year graduate student

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering; Biosciences; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences; Computer and Computational Sciences; Electrical Engineering; Geosciences; Materials Science and Engine

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or national

Last Updated:
July 18, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17