Two GIDP Students Earn NSF Fellowship Grant

Submitted on May 9, 2017

Congratulations to two GIDP students, Brittany Forte from the Cancer Biology GIDP and Cesar Medina from the Neuroscience GIDP for earning the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship!

An excerpt from our UA News articles reads below:

"The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported fields who have demonstrated the potential to be high-achieving scientists and engineers, providing three years of support valued at $132,000 per student.

'We are extraordinarily proud of this year's awardees,' said Andrew Carnie, dean of the UA Graduate College.

'The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is extremely competitive, and receiving this number of awards testifies to the high quality of our graduate student body in general and to the promise of these students in particular,' Carnie said."

The full article on all 28 recipients of this prestigous award can be found in the UA News article.