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Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

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Graduate Research Fellowship Program


Welcome to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

i Updated Sign-in process for GRFP Fellows: A guide with step-by-step instructions and associated screenshots as well as Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) is available here.

i All GRFP applicants are able to view, save, and print their application reviews until July 15, 2023.

Awardees can also view, save, and print their award offer letters.

Email notifications have been sent to all GRFP applicants on how to access the reviews. To access reviews and award letters, log in to GRFP at

The following functions are available:

View/Print Application Reviews
Available: until 07/15/2023
Click "View PDF" to print and save

View/Print Fellowship Award Offer Letter
No time restriction
Click "View PDF" to print and save

NSF GRFP Competition Results

Award Offers and Honorable Mentions List

Applicant and Reference Writer Assistance

For technical questions about this application module; e.g., login problems or system unavailability/error messages, please contact the NSF Help Desk at 1-800-381-1532 or

For additional information about preparing your application please visit
NOTE: You are leaving the NSF system to visit an external website.

Applicants and reference writers may also reach out directly to the GRF Operations Center with questions about the application and reference writer process. Questions should be directed to:
GRF Operations Center
Phone: 866-NSF-GRFP (866-673-4737)
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. EASTERN TIME

Current Fellows and GRFP Officials Assistance

If you have TECHNICAL problems accessing your fellowship information or Coordinating Official functions please click here