The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship benefits selected U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of 15 supported disciplines. Intended for students at or near the beginning of their doctoral studies, the NDSEG three-year fellowships cover full tuition and all mandatory fees, a monthly stipend, and up to $1,000 in medical insurance. The total stipend paid (distributed equally over the three years) is $65,100. Applications are due December 20, 2013 by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Learn more at the NDSEG website.