National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 12 UK Students, Alums

July 11, 2019 - Congratulations to Rachel Boone, Rebekah Eleazer, Kathryn Greene, Lauren Mehanna, Ashley Taylor Stevens, Ava Vargason and Stephen Wright for being selected to receive National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships! Sharla Biefield, Tri Andrew Phan, Mujan Seif, Carissa Slone, and Holden Williams received honorable mention recognition.

NSF Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees for a research-based master's or doctoral degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) field. Annually, the NSF awards approximately 1,500 fellowships from an applicant pool of over 12,000.

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