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Nebraska Engineering grad students earn NSF fellowships

This month, the National Science Foundation awarded Graduate Research Fellowships to recipients nationwide, including four students at the UNL College of Engineering.

The 2011 Nebraska Engineering students receiving NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are:

  • Thomas Frederick, who studies mechanical engineering
  • David Lee Freese, who studies electrical and electronics engineering
  • Robert Woodward, who studies computer, information systems and engineering
  • Tyler Wortman, who studies mechanical engineering

According to NSF, these fellowships provide three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research. The NSF Graduate Fellowship benefits include:

  • $30,000 annual stipend
  • $10,500 cost-of-education allowance
  • international research and professional development opportunities
  • TeraGrid Supercomputer access