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14 Natural Sciences Students Receive Prestigious NSF Fellowships

14 Natural Sciences Students Receive Prestigious NSF Fellowships

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that 43 University of Texas at Austin students, including 14 in the College of Natural Sciences, will receive prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships.

From top left: Aquanette Sanders, Areeb I. Hossain, Ishaana Talesara, Jayanth Ganesh Shenoy, Joseph Jackson. Middle row from left: Kendall Sullivan, Lavender Hackman, Madeline Lucey, Sofia Shubert-Zuleta, Stephanie Shields. Bottom row from left: Tristan Darwin Kubik, Wyatt Reeves, Alexandra Lukasiewicz, Carly Brielle Scott.

Among CNS students, four undergraduate students and 10 graduate students received the award.

The fellowship supports students with outstanding potential to excel in the areas of science, technology, mathematics and engineering, by granting them three years of funding, consisting of $12,000 per year for the cost of education and a $34,000 stipend for research that leads to a master's or doctoral degree. The application process is open to first-year graduate students and senior undergraduate students who intend to go to graduate school.

UT Austin had 43 fellows this year, with the 14 recipients from the College of Natural Sciences representing areas from marine science and physics to chemistry and mathematics.

Graduate Students:

  • Lavender Hackman, Nutritional Sciences
  • Joseph Jackson, Mathematics
  • Tristan Darwin Kubik, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
  • Madeline Lucey, Astronomy
  • Alexandra Lukasiewicz, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Aquanette Sanders, Marine Science
  • Carly Brielle Scott, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
  • Stephanie Shields, Neuroscience
  • Sofia Shubert-Zuleta, Chemistry
  • Kendall Sullivan, Astronomy

Undergraduate Students:

  • Areeb I. Hossain, Biology
  • Wyatt R. Reeves, Mathematics
  • Jayanth Ganesh Shenoy, Mathematics
  • Ishaana Talesara, Mathematics
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Wednesday, 27 May 2020

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