The National Science Foundation has awarded 2,000 three-year Graduate Research Fellowships of approximately $138,000 each to outstanding college and university students for the year 2016. Since 1952, NSF has provided fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science or engineering.
Tyler Hernandez is a summa cum laude 2015 graduate of the South Carolina Honors College where he earned a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.S. in Mathematics.
Stephen Parker Singleton is a 2015 magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina where he earned a B.S. with Leadership Distinction in Chemistry.
Allison Rice is a 2014 graduate of Westminster College, where she majored on Chemistry. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of South Carolina.