The FAQs provided on this page relate to general program infomation.
The FAQs in this section relate to the 2021-2022 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.
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 16, 2021, and closes on Friday, November 19, 2021.
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. 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 April.
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 20, 2021.
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 (06 Dec - 17 Jan, 2022)