The NSF received over 16,000 submitted applications for the 2015 competition, and made 2,000 award offers. Congratulations to awardees Sidney Bell, Gabe Butterfield, Michelle Hays, Amy Lanctot and Adelle McFarland. Honorable Mentions go to: Pia Hoellerbauer, Joey Pangallo, Lauren Saunders and Brittany Whitley.
The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in National Science Foundation's (NSF)-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.