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NSF GRFP Fellowship

Cornell is proud to have over 200 current participants in the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) enrolled in our doctoral programs.

Helpful information for current fellows:

  • Cornell’s NSF GRFP Grant number for 2018-19 is DGE-1650441
  • The OSP number for Cornell NSF GRFP award is 81023/A001
  • The current fellowship stipend rate is $34,000 per 12-month year
  • Stipends disburse approximately 5 days before the start of each term
  • Stipends amounts are approximately $2,833 per month so disbursements are as follows:
    • Summer term (3 months) – $8,500
    • Fall term (4 months) – $11,333.  Additionally, the Graduate School will supplement your fall stipend payment to the base assistantship rate by $1,235 bringing your 12-month stipend total up to $35,235.
    • Spring term (5 months) – $14,167
  • NSF policies can be found in their administrative guide