Jefferson Selected for NSF Fellowship

Steven Jefferson was selected to receive a 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship for his research titled: “Mobility Beliefs and College-Seeking Behavior: The Role of Perceived Barriers in Processes of Educational Attainment”. The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships are awarded in a national competition to doctoral-level students who have demonstrated potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality and diversity of the U.S. science and engineering enterprise. The amount of the award is $34,000 and the fellowship provides three years of financial support during a 5-year period.