Amber Villalobos, former REU student, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Posted: April 2, 2014
Amber Villalobos, who received her B.A. from UT Austin and who participated in the 2010 Research Experience for Undergraduates program hosted by PRC, has been selected to receive a 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. Her selection was based on her outstanding abilities and accomplishments, as well as her potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of California Los Angeles. Fellows benefit from a three-year annual stipend of $32,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education 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.
Congratulations to Amber for this honor!