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U.S. Department Of Education Graduate Assistance In Areas Of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship Program At North Carolina State University

Program Summary

The U.S. Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship Program at North Carolina State University supports graduate students who are pursuing doctoral degrees in the areas of Cybersecurity for Electrical Power Systems, Molecular Biotechnology, Nanoscale Electronic and Energy Materials (NEEM), Nuclear Science and Engineering, and Scientific Computation. Since 1989, GAANN funds have supported more than 300 fellows at NC State.

GAANN Programs

Cybersecurity for Electric Power Systems

Molecular Biotechnology

Nanoscale Electronic and Energy Materials (NEEM) – Not currently accepting nominations

Nuclear Science and Engineering – Not currently accepting nominations

Scientific Computation – Not currently accepting nominations


For additional information on the GAANN Fellowship Program at NC State University, please contact Dr. David Shafer, Assistant Dean of the Graduate School, at or (919) 515-7052.

For information on other fellowships administered by the Graduate School and a databases containing information on nationally competitive fellowship programs, please see the “Graduate School Financing Graduate Education” Page.