Alums Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowships

Five MHC alums have recently been awarded National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships. Two alums received honorable mentions.

According to NSF’s website, the program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in fields within the NSF's mission.

The alums and their fields of research are Abigail Licht ’11, electrical and electronic engineering; Alison Grantham ’08, ecology; Allison Gill ’11, ecology; Felicia Cordeiro ’12, human-computer interaction (computer science); and Ioulia Bespalova ’11, evolutionary biology.

Kathryn Krueger ’11 (structural biology) and Rose Keith ’11 (evolutionary biology) received honorable mentions.

The fellowships provide three years of financial support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research.