Four Syracuse University students have been awarded prestigious graduate research fellowships through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), and two students were recognized with Honorable Mentions. The fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in the U.S. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support, including an annual stipend of $34,000.
The 2022 recipients of the NSF GRFP are:
- Katelyn Bajorek ’21, an alumna of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs with degrees in history and anthropology and member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program;
- David Coghiel ’22, a civil engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS);
- Odlanyer Hernández de Lara, a Ph.D. student in anthropology in the Maxwell School; and
- Zhuoqi Tong ’22, a double major in applied mathematics and bioengineering in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering and Computer Science and member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program.
The two Honorable Mention recipients are:
- Abigail McCarthy, a master's student in Earth sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences
- Karma Thomas, a PhD student in Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences
You can read more about each student and their research here.
Congratulations to this year's recipients!