8 doctoral students and alum earn prestigious NSF fellowships in recognition of outstanding research



March 25, 2021

By UNC-Chapel Hill Chemistry Communication

We are pleased to announce 8 undergraduates, doctoral students and alum in the department of chemistry at the University of North at Chapel Hill were selected to receive fellowships by the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).

The prestigious and competitive fellowship program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support, including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000.  

Please join us in congratulating this year’s recipients as well as individuals earning honorable mentions. 

Current Undergraduate Student award winners 

Current Graduate Student award winners 

Alum award winner 

  • Andrew Pendergast, Dick Research Group, pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Utah  

Honorable Mentions 

Current Undergraduate Student 

Current Graduate Students 

Alum