Neuroscience doctoral student Lydia Hager has been selected to receive a government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. 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. For the 2018 competition, NSF received over 12,000 applications and made 2,000 award offers.
Lydia will use her fellowship to continue her studies and research in the lab of Associate Professor Warren Alilain in the UK College of Medicine.
Read more on Lydia in UKNow.