PhD Candidate Joseph Wonderlich Awarded National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship
The Department of Psychology would like to congratulate Joseph Wonderlich for receiving a 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Mr. Wonderlich is a PhD candidate in the Clinical Psychology program, currently working under Dr. Sarah Fischer-Nowacyzk. He was one of two Mason students who received the fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF) this year, along with PhD Chemistry student Yukiko Yarnall, to whom we also extend our congratulations.
From Dr. Kay Ágoston, Director of Graduate Fellowships:
"The Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is NSF's flagship graduate research program, and one of the most prestigious graduate fellowships in the United States. Seeking to identify the most promising future researchers in the early stages of their graduate study, the GRFP supports graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and social/behavioral science fields whose research goals are deemed to have transformational potential in their chosen fields. In 2014, 2,000 Fellows were selected from among over 14,000 applicants, making this one of the most highly selective graduate fellowship programs in the nation. The award offers three years of support, including a $34,000 / year stipend for the fellow and a $12,000 / year allowance to the institution, as well as a research and professional development opportunities offered through NSF only to GRFP fellows."