Applications Open Now! DoD National Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) is pleased to announce that the Department of Defense (DoD) National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program will start accepting applications for FY2021.

This opportunity is for students who are ultimately looking to gain a Doctorate and whose research and degree align with the DoD Services Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs).

The DoD NDSEG Fellowship is administered by Systems Plus, Inc. ( and promotes education in science and engineering (S&E) disciplines relevant to the AFOSR, the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) defense missions (see DoD Supporting Agencies page for details).

Qualified applicants may apply any time throughout the application period that will run from 3 August through 4 December 2020.

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. nationals, or U.S. dual citizen and can find detailed instructions regarding eligibility, appointment requirements, the application process, etc., on the DoD NDSEG website ( and are encouraged to start applying early.

Applications are encouraged from women, persons with disabilities and minorities, including members of ethnic minority groups such as Native American, African American, Hispanic American, Native Alaskan (Eskimo and Aleut) or Pacific Islander (Polynesian or Micronesian).

Please direct any questions regarding the program to DoD NDSEG Fellowships Program Office

Direct: 301-948-4232

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor Kendra Northington