Congratulations to Kyle Young and Rodolfo Matias Torres for being named two of the thirteen students and alumni from the University of Kansas who have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2013-14.
Young, of Denver, completed a Chemistry BS with University Honors from KU in 2008.
Torres, of Lawrence, is an IMSD Scholar and Goldwater Scholar. He is a current student in chemistry and will earn his BS from KU with University Honors in May 2013.
The NSF Graduate Reserach Fellowship is regarded as one of the premier awards in the sciences, the fellowships provide a $30,000 stipend each year for three years of graduate study plus an allowance of $10,500 to the institution for educational expenses. Each year, the Fellowship program receives more than 13,000 applications and awards approximately 2,000 fellowships. An additional 1,800 students receive honorable mentions.
Please see the following KU news article for more information: