Student Selected for 2014 UNCF-Merck Graduate Fellowship

HarmonMatthewMatthew Harmon (MSE/UCHC) (Advisor: Dr. Sangamesh Kumbar) was awarded the 2014 UNCF-Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship. The award is to assist African American students with preparation for their dissertation in the ‘biomedically relevant life or physical sciences and engineering.’ The award includes ‘a Fellowship Stipend of to $43,500 for the award recipient and a Research Grant of up to $10,000.’ The fellowship is a part of the UNCF-Merck Science Initiative to aid in the ‘training and development of world-class African American biomedical scientists.’