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Undergraduate Research Fellowships offered by the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium now open

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The NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium is offering fellowships for undergraduate students who desire a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) related programs and are interested in working on a research project under the supervision of a faculty member who will act as their research advisor. These undergraduate affiliate fellowships are awarded by the applicant’s college or university. The amount awarded varies from each institution. Applicants for these fellowships must be full-time undergraduate students of US citizenship. Female and minority students are strongly encouraged to apply. Please contact your institution’s representative to inquire about the amount of these fellowships.

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Dustin "Dusty" Madison was named one of 13 Cottrell Fellows across the nation

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WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy Postdoctoral Researcher, Dustin "Dusty" Madison, was named one of 13 Cottrell Fellows across the nation by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). The award, which is also co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), of up to $75,000 for salary, benefits, and research-related expenses includes an expectation for continued pedagogical training for the postdocs in supportive environments.

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Jacob Cardinal Tremblay chosen for a Research Fellowship with the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto

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Jacob Cardinal Tremblay, a senior Physics and Astronomy major at WVU, was chosen for a fellowship with the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at the David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto. During his internship, he worked closely with Dr. Cherry Ng and Dr. James McKee on dispersion measure variations in NANOGrav pulsars using data from CHIME (Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment).

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