Matt King and Alumna Claire Laffan awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 6, 2022

Yale Physics congratulates undergraduate Matthew King , YC’2022 double-majoring in Physics (Intensive) and Mathematics (Intensive), under Physics and Astronomy - Particle Physics, postgraduate associate Claire Laffan, YC’2021 majoring in Physics (Intensive) under Physics and Astronomy - Particle Physics, graduate student Sierra Wilde under Physics and Astronomy - Nuclear Physics and graduate student Caitlin Gish under Physics and Astronomy - Physics of Living Systems on being awarded 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) fellowships.

The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited US 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 to the institution.