National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) provides funding for graduate study in science (except for applied science programs), math, engineering and a wide range of social sciences.

Programs Funded

NSF fellowships provide funding for graduate tuition as well as some travel grants for projects abroad.


Senior-level standing as an undergraduate or graduate students in the initial stages of a degree program. U.S. citizenship or status as a permanent resident alien is required.

Selection Criteria

  • undergraduate record
  • GRE scores
  • research project proposal

Application Process

Interested students are encouraged to contact the Pacific Scholarship Coach listed below for advice early in the process. 

More information can be found at the the National Science Foundation website.

Pacific Scholarship Coach

Kevin Johnson
503-352-2762 |