Grant: Frank van Breukelen, Helen Wing, and Christy Strong

Frank van Breukelen, Helen Wing and Christy Strong (all Life Sciences) have been informed that their application for a Department of Education Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship award has been funded. 

The GAANN program provides fellowships to assist graduate students with excellent records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree available in a field designated as an area of national need, in this case biological sciences/life sciences. The services provided include a stipend in the amount of the fellow's financial need and an institutional payment to cover the cost of the fellow's tuition and required fees. The federal award is worth $760,950 with an additional $254,001 from UNLV for five years of support for graduate students.

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