The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency with a goal of promoting the progress of science and to advance national health, prosperity, and welfare.
The foundation supports research and education in most fields of science and engineering through grants and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, school systems, and organizations.
This program provides graduate students with disciplines in engineering, technology, and mathematics to acquire additional skills that will prepare them for future professional and scientific positions. Fellows will obtain these skills and ideas through interactions with K-12 teachers, as well as students with fellows in other various disciplines.
Graduate students will improve their communication, teaching, cooperation skills, team building abilities, while learning instruction for K-12 schools. Fellows will gain a deeper understanding of their own research, as well as professional development.
This program provides educational opportunities specific to graduate students from various supported institutions. Applications require individuals to create an institutional profile before they are able to apply for the fellowship. There are also various requirements in order to apply such as a letter of intent and references from employers in professional and related fields.
In order to start the application process for this fellowship, visit www.nsf.gov/funding/aboutfunding.jsp.