ERIC Number: ED394384
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Information for Graduate Research Fellows.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.
This booklet, intended for recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowships, provides specific information in 14 sections covering: (1) the awarding agency and conditions; (2) communication with NSF; (3) the coordinating official at the college or university; (4) procedure for changing address or name; (5) the fellowship period and variations allowed; (6) the institution with which the Fellow is affiliated; (7) the stipend; (8) supplementation to the NSF stipend; (9) payment of tuition and fees; (10) special conditions when the Fellow is affiliated with a foreign institution; (11) fellowship activities (including advanced degree enrollment, teaching, fieldwork, foreign language study, and program changes); (12) additional fellowship provisions (such as mentoring assistantships for minority graduate Fellows, the international research travel allowance, use of a supercomputer, and tenure beyond the doctoral degree); (13) other fellowship concerns (such as income tax, publications, intellectual property rights, and national security); and (14) annual reporting requirements. Also provided is basic information about the NSF itself. (DB)
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Federal Aid, Fellowships, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Student Financial Aid
NSF Forms and Publications Unit, 4201 Wilson Blvd. Room P-15, Arlington VA 22230 (Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.
Identifiers: National Science Foundation
Note: For a related document, see HE 029 076. Replaces NSF-92-40.