Fields Supported

Natural and Basic Sciences

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biological Sciences, including Botany and Ecology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • Earth Sciences, including Atmospheric Science, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, and Soil Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Natural Sciences
  • Other science-based programs

Engineering and Technology:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Transportation
  • Other engineering-based programs

Medicine:

Please note that clinical-based (doctors) programs are not supported

  • Biomedical Sciences, including Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pathology, Physiology, Reproductive Biology, and Toxicology
  • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science, and Pharmacology
  • Public Health, including Epidemiology, Human Nutrition, Maternal and Children’s Health, and Pharmacoepidemiology

Fields not supported:  Administration, Arts and Humanities, Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Policy, Law, Management, and Social Sciences.

If you cannot find your intended program in this list and would like to know whether the field is eligible or not, please email to: 2018@vef2.org