The charge to the employer for each student supported is $26,000
annually, of which $20,000 is the student stipend and $6,000 is
NPSC’s fee to support its operations. The charge is subject
to change at the discretion of the NPSC Board of Directors.
The online application is November 30 (Annually).
NPSC welcomes applications from any qualified U.S. citizen who has
the ability to pursue graduate work at an NPSC member
institution. Applicants should in one of the following
For the Traditional Program—
Be in your senior year
Be in your first or second year of a graduate program
Be in a terminal master’s program (your university offers no Ph.D.
in your discipline)
Be returning from the workforce
For the Dissertation Support Program—be near the point at which
your research will begin.
Persons who already posses a doctoral degree in any field are
Students must fill out an online application, have recommendations,
and GRE scores.
The National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship is a
partnership between government agencies and laboratories, industry,
and higher education. NPSC’s goal is to increase the number
of American citizens with graduate degrees in the physical sciences
and related engineering fields, emphasizing recruitment of a
diverse applicant pool including women and minorities.
For more information, please visit National Science Consortium