Graduate Student Awardees
Andrea Granstedt, a first-year graduate student, has been awarded the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEGF). This is the first such fellowship for our department. Andrea's application was submitted under Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences discipline.
Jasdave Chahal, a first-year graduate student, was awarded the Postgraduate Scholarship sponsored by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The Scholarships provides support for three years to exceptional Canadian graduate students, allowing them to fully concentrate on their studies and to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields.
Anthony Ambrosini, a first year graduate student, and Kellen Olszewski, a second year graduate student in the Llinas lab, were awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. This program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in the sciences and provides support for three years.
The following students were awarded honorable mention from the National Science Foundation for their Graduate Research Fellowship Applications: Kari Baker (2nd year; Burdine Lab), Lesley Chuang (1st year); Andrea Granstedt (1st year), Soyeon Lippman (2nd year; Broach Lab), John P Rickgauer (1st year), Jessica Schaffer (1st year), Bingni Wen (1st Year) and Zhu Ying (1st year).
The NSF receives up to 10,000 applications to the predoctoral fellowship program each year and fellowships and honorable mentions are awarded to the top 20% of applicants.
Congratulations to everyone!