Guiding graduate students through

The Funding Process.


The Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships (OGSAF) educates prospective and current graduate students at the George Washington University about funding opportunities at the Master's and PhD levels. 




Featured Funding Opportunity

National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Application Deadline: October 16-20, 2023 (varies by academic discipline)

The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education.

Award Type: The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support inclusive of an annual stipend of $37,000 as well as professional development opportunities.

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • Intend to enroll or be enrolled full-time in a research-based Master's or doctoral degree program in an eligible Field of Study in STEM or STEM education (list of eligible fields of study)
  • Have completed no more than one academic year (according to institution's academic calendar) while enrolled in a graduate degree program
  • Never earned a doctoral or terminal degree in any field

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