The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one fifteen disciples, the most relevant including: Cognitive, Neural and Behavioral Science, Biosciences, and Computer and Computational Sciences. NDSEG confers high honors upon its recipients, and allows them to attend whichever U.S. institution they choose. NDSEG 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.

Eligibility: First year of graduate school. Applicants are not eligible if they have completed more than 2 years of graduate school.

Deadline: December, go to the website for exact date each calendar year