The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kayla Preito-Hodge Awarded 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

2016 NSF Graduate Research Award

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named UMass sociology graduate student Kayla Preito-Hodge as a recipient of this years awards from the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

“The Graduate Research Fellowship Program is a vital part of our efforts to foster and promote excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics by recognizing talent broadly from across the Nation,” said Joan Ferrini-Mundy, NSF assistant director for Education and Human Resources. “These awards are provided to individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements, and they are investments that will help propel this country’s future innovations and economic growth.”

Read the full announcement from NSF.

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