NSF GRFP Workshop Application

Welcome to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Workshop application web page! Workshops will be held Sep. 5, Sep. 12, and Sep. 19. Please complete the following application information by September 1 to be eligible for acceptance into the workshop. This workshop series has had great success, resulting in three CSU participants receiving Fellowship awards in the last three years! You will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of your application by September 4.

Background: The prestigious NSF GRFP provides students with a three-year annual stipend of $37,000 and a $12,000 tuition allowance. The program is open to science, engineering, and education majors. The program is restricted to US citizens and permanent residents. Graduate student applicants must be in the first or second year of their graduate program as of fall 2023. Undergraduate students are eligible if they intend to enroll in their graduate program by fall 2024.

For any questions regarding the workshop please email Dr. Shawn Ryan (

Workshop Schedule
  • Tues. Sept. 5: All about the NSF GRFP
  • Tues. Sept. 12: How to Write the Personal Statement
  • Tues. Sept. 19:  How to Write the Research Statement
Application Form
See for the submission deadlines.
Files must be less than 4 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf.