National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC): Graduate Fellowships in the Physical Sciences

Annual fellowship program to support Ph.D.-track students in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, with special emphasis on supporting women and minority students who have been under-represented, historically, in the research community.
Astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials science, mathematical sciences, physics, and engineering fields, including chemical, computer, electrical, environmental, and mechanical.
An applicant must be a U.S. citizen who has the ability to pursue graduate study at an NPSC-member institution (such as Cornell) and who (1) is a senior undergraduate with at least a 3.0 GPA, or (2) is in his or her first year of a Ph.D. program, or (3) is in the final year of a master's degree program at a school that does not offer a Ph.D. in the same field, or (4) is returning to grad school from the workforce, having completed no more than a master's degree.
Fellows are supported for up to 6 years with tuition waivers, academic-year stipends, and 2 summers of paid research employment. The fellowship can be worth $200,000 or more.
November 15
APPLICATION: Application materials are available at the Web site. For further information, contact the NPSC, University Village, Suite E 200, 3375 South Hoover Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007. Telephone: 800-854-NPSC or 213-821-2409. FAX: 213-821-2410. E-mail