National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines. NDSEG allows recipients to attend any U.S. institution they choose for up to three years. The fellowship covers tuition, a monthly stipend and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance. NDSEG Fellows do not incur any military or other service obligation.
The Department of Defense (DoD) is committed to increasing the number and quality of our nation's scientists and engineers, and has awarded approximately 3,200 NDSEG fellowships since the program's inception over twenty years ago. The fifteen disciplines the fellowship supports include:
• Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
• Computer and Computational Sciences
• Electrical Engineering
• Materials Science and Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
The NDSEG Fellowship is sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO), the High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCM) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR).