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Rhonda Zurn, College of Science and Engineering, firstname.lastname@example.org, (612) 626-7959
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (04/03/2013)—Fourteen University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering students and recent graduates are recipients of prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Fellowships. They are:
Also receiving honorable mention awards:
The NSF Research Fellowship Program 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 United States institutions.
Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost-of-education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.
The NSF received more than 13,000 applications for the 2013 fellowship competition, and made award offers to 2,000 students across the nation.