NSF Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship

Program Description

The Division of Mathematical Sciences at the National Science Foundation supports summer internships for graduate students in mathematics, applied mathematics, and statistics at U.S. facilities, including national laboratories. The internships introduce students to applications of mathematics outside of academia. The internships are intended for doctoral students who plan to pursue a career in and outside academia.

Further program information


  • Full-time graduate enrollment in a U.S. college or university
  • Pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics or applied mathematics
  • Cumulative graduate GPA of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Proof of citizenship or immigration status
  • Proof of health insurance

Application Requirements

  • Online application. Application cannot be edited once submitted, please have all materials ready at time of applying.
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts
  • Proof of full-time graduate enrollment
  • Two reference letters


  • Written research report
  • Poster and oral presentation
  • Exit survey

Key Dates

Program Dates

Application Period


Acceptance Date


Ready to apply?

Fill out the online application, and be prepared to present any other application requirements.