University of Iowa

The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines. NDSEG confers high honors upon its recipients, and allows them to attend whichever U.S. institution they choose. NDSEG Fellowships last for three years and pay for full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 a year in medical insurance (this excludes dental and vision insurance).

Recent UI winners: 

  • Nicholas Rolston, 2014, Physics, Mathematics
  • Colorado Reed, 2012 - Computer Science, Physics

Contact on campus: 

Kelly Thornburg, Director of Scholar Development, University of Iowa Honors Program,, 319-335-1874