Three students have been named award recipients of the Graduate Student Research Assistantship competition from North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, known as ND EPSCoR. The awards total over $126,000 for up to 24 months.
Awardees, alma maters, areas of graduate studies and advisers at NDSU are:
• Meyer Bohn, Dickinson State University, natural resource sciences, David Hopkins;
• Morgan Petersen, Dickinson State University, veterinary and microbiological sciences, Peter Bergholz;
• Ann Vallie, NATURE STEM camps and NATURE Sunday Academy instructor, pre-engineering instructor, director of an advanced manufacturing program at Turtle Mountain Community College and NDSU graduate, industrial and manufacturing engineering, Om Yadav.
The program provides graduates of the North Dakota University System’s primarily undergraduate institutions, tribal colleges in North Dakota that hold membership in the North Dakota Association of Tribal Colleges and participants ND EPSCoR’s Nurturing American Tribal Undergraduate Research and Education (NATURE) program an opportunity to obtain master's or doctoratal degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at North Dakota’s two large research universities, NDSU and the University of North Dakota.
North Dakota EPSCoR is a federally and state funded program designed to improve the ability of university researchers to compete more effectively for federal, regional and private research grants in the sciences, engineering and mathematics.
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