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25 Win NSF Research Fellowships

Mr. and Ms. Wuf celebrate at Belltower.

The National Science Foundation has awarded its prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship to 25 NC State students this year. An additional 19 received honorable mention.

Recipients include 15 students who have completed or will soon complete their undergraduate degrees at NC State:

In addition, 10 Graduate Research Fellows who earned their undergraduate degrees at other institutions have chosen to conduct their graduate studies at NC State:

The fellowship program recognizes outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.

Fellows benefit from an annual stipend of $34,000 for three years, a $12,000 allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.

For the 2017 competition, the NSF received over 13,000 applications and made 2,000 award offers.

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