Three graduate students in Chemistry and Biochemistry received the 2013 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowships, and five graduate students received Honorable Mentions, in recognition of their academic achievement.
Awardees included Michael Corsello (Neil Garg group), Brian McVerry (Richard Kaner group), and Nicholas Weires (Neil Garg group). Honorable Mentions included Robert Boutelle (Daniel Neuhauser group and Shimon Weiss group), Matthew Fontana (Benjamin Schwartz group), Chain Lee (Xiangfeng Duan group), Kristofer Marsh (Richard Kaner group), and Shane Stone: (Timothy Deming group).
NSF Graduate Fellowship Awardees receive a three-year, annual stipend of $30,000, a $10,500 cost-of-education allowance to their institutions, and various research and professional development opportunities.
The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited institutions within the United States. More information can be found here.