Graduate College Announces 2017-18 Fellowship Awardees

May. 3, 2017

The Graduate College recently announced the recipients of the 2017-18 fellowship awards. Congratulations to the awardees!

Barrick Graduate Fellowship
Barrick Graduate Fellowships were established by an endowment from philanthropist Marjorie Barrick. These fellowships are given to outstanding doctoral students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship during their graduate study at UNLV.

Abigail Mayfield
Program: Psychology Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Daniel Allen

Karli Nave
Program: Psychology Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Erin Hannon

Hermsen Fellowship
The Hermsen Fellowship was established by a gift from Richard and Beverly Hermsen. This prestigious award is designated for outstanding doctoral students in the School of Life Sciences.

Michael Picker
Program: Biological Sciences Ph.D.
Adviser: Helen J. Wing

President's UNLV Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
The President’s UNLV Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships are funded by gifts to the UNLV Foundation by the Frank Koch Living Trust for the research support of doctoral students.

Breanna Boppre
Program: Criminology and Criminal Justice Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Emily Salisbury

Leiszle Lapping-Carr
Program: Psychology Ph.D.
Adviser: Chris Heavey

Michael Moncrieff
Program: Anthropology Ph.D.
Adviser: Dr. Pierre Lienard

UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees Fellowship
The UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees Fellowship is made possible by funds from the UNLV Foundation. This prestigious award is granted over four semesters to doctoral students in the final two years of their program.

Sharang Chaudhry
Program: Mathematical Sciences Ph.D.
Adviser: Kaushik Ghosh

Jessica Nave-Blodgett
Program: Psychology Ph.D.
Adviser: Joel S. Snyder

UNLV Graduate College STEM Fellowship
The UNLV Graduate College STEM Fellowship is granted over four semesters to support newly admitted doctoral students in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Health Sciences.

Pouya Shojaeishahmirzadi
Program: Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
Adviser: Woosoon Yim