The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce 24 new awardees for the NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program, designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative models for graduate education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
"STEM graduate education is a critical component of maintaining and enhancing the science and engineering workforce that drives innovation for the U.S. economy," said Joan Ferrini-Mundy, NSF Assistant Director for Education and Human Resources. "The NRT program is part of our ongoing commitment to strengthening graduate education in ways that help prepare STEM professionals to maintain the cutting edge in U.S. research."
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