The NSF Graduate Fellowship Program: An Analysis of Awards in the Ocean Sciences by Gender and Career Stage, 1996–2021

By Susan B. Cook, Gisèle Muller-Parker, Clayton B. Cook

Published in Oceanography Magazine, The Oceanography Society

The information published annually by the National Science Foundation on its Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) awardees was used to create an Awardees in Ocean Sciences (AOS) data set. This data set shows that women have been successful in receiving the fellowship award in the ocean sciences, receiving an overall 69% of the awards from 1996 through 2021 (458 women among 659 awardees). Women comprised at least 50% of awardees in the six ocean sciences disciplines listed as GRFP subfields of study….


> Read the full article

> Explore NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)