The FAQs provided on this page relate to general program infomation.
The FAQs in this section relate to the NDSEG Fellowship Application.
The FAQs in this section pertain to Fellows who have questions about travel and how to use program funds for travel.
The FAQs in this section relate to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who serve as panelists for the program.
The FAQs provided in this section will address most of the application system technical issues.
Currently, the NDSEG program accepts 18 disciplines within the fields of Science & Engineering (S&E). A full list can be found on the home page under Eligibility. If your discipline is not listed, and you are not sure if it falls under one of the listed categories, and it is a STEM discipline, please reach out to your Advisor for help.
Currently, the NDSEG Program Awards Fellowships that last 3 years (36 months)
No, there is no service obligation associated with the fellowship. However, Fellows are required to attend the NDSEG Class Conference during their tenure.
A fellow may not accept simultaneous remuneration from another fellowship; e.g., if an applicant is offered both an NSF and an NDSEG Fellowship, the applicant must choose between the two offers. Fellows may still be eligible for other scholarships and internships (not fellowships), given by institution to offset expenses. If applicable, other scholarships will require approval.
Currently, The Fellowship covers, full tuition and mandatory fees, health insurance cost up to $1,400/year, and a stipend of $3400/mth. Benefits are subject to change, Please visit Fellowship Perks under the Fellows menu.
The application opens on Monday, August 1, 2022, and closes on Monday, October 31, 2022.
The application details are listed on the website under Requirements on the Applicant menu.
For Technical issues with the application, please access technical support listed in the program application, or contact NDSEG@its-jv.com. For questions with the actual application, we recommend contacting your Research and/or Academic Advisor.
DoD selection panels will review and select NDSEG fellows in March/April, and notifications to Awardees are typically made in early April.
Yes, this year applicants can request up to four (4) references. However only three are required. Applicants will need to delete a reference before submission. Additionally, this year reference forms are due prior to the deadline, so applicants will have time to find a replacement. References are due October 24th, and applications are due October 31st.
If you are in the process of applying to graduate school, please complete the graduate school section with the information of the school where you are applying. If applying to multiple schools use the school you are most interested in attending, and the expected dates of attendance.
For most disciplines you should use the standard abbreviations. However, when there is no abbreviation use an acronym for example, for Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences use CNBS.
The questions on the reference form provided where the recommender can elaborate on a question, has no word limit. We recommend typing the response and cutting and pasting into the field next to the question. This is due to a combo box field, not a text field, So while the box may be small, it does not have a word limit and the recommender can write as little or as much as they choose.
No. If you book any travel PRIOR to your TAR being reviewed and approved by
the program and your request is denied, you will not be eligible for reimbursement for any costs you incurred.
Yes. Fellows are able to use travel funds for international travel/Outside Continental United States (OCUNUS).
Yes, We ask that you ask your primary advisor to work with you to complete these tasks.
No. If your university is paying a portion of your travel for you, we do not need to have that information included in your TAR. Include projected expenses you will have to pay only.
Simply visit the "Panelist/SME" tab and click the "Apply Now" button.
The application opens for Subject-Matter Experts on August 1, 2022.
Doctoral Degree recipients with (5) years of experience or, Master's Degree & Ten (10) years of experience within science and engineering disciplines.
Approximately six weeks
If you tried to reset your password and did not receive an email, first, check your spam/junk folder. If it's not there, try resetting with a different email account. Most of the time users have forgotten which email address they used. and again, then re check the spam or junk folders.
If you are missing information you have recently typed in, try clearing your cache, specifically with google, or try another search engine.
To clear the cache on google Chrome do the following:
Double check the email you used to send the invitation. In most cases the email was different then the email the recommender was using to log in. Also, make sure the recommender is using the correct password. If not, I would recommend resetting the password, and again check the spam or junk folder if it's not received immediately.
If the recommender is not receiving his emails, please have him check the spam/junk folders. Additionally, check the email you used for the recommender to ensure their are no errors/typos in the email. Make sure the recommender is using the same email you used to send the message.
The system will expand to accommodate the volume, so just wait a minute and then login again.