Dates are subject to change. Please make sure to visit the current GRF Program Solicitation for current dates.

All applications are due at 5:00 p.m. local time, as determined by the applicant’s mailing address.

Late July / Early August: GRFP Application opens

October 18, 2021 (Monday): GRFP application deadline for Life Sciences

October 19, 2021 (Tuesday): GRFP application deadline for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Materials Research, Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning

October 21, 2021 (Thursday): GRFP application deadline for Engineering

October 22, 2021 (Friday): Chemistry, Geosciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

October 29, 2021 (Friday): GRFP application deadline for Reference letter

Note: Reference Letters Must Be Submitted by 5:00 pm (ET)

Early April: GRFP Application results announced

May 1, 2022: Deadline to accept fellowship