Grant fuels grad student research

January 17, 2007

By hammersmith

[Source: ASU Insight] — ASU will receive $1.85 million from the Science Foundation of Arizona (SFAz) as part of the foundation’s Graduate Student Fellowship program. In all, SFAz is giving out $4 million in the Graduate Student Fellowship program, which is geared toward challenging the leadership of Arizona ‘s research performing institutions to set quality standards for key graduate programs, and to use the investment to transform competent graduate programs into world-competitive programs.

SFAz invests in partnerships between nonprofit research institutions and industry; other science, engineering and math programs; and in the education pipeline to help Arizona create a knowledge-driven economy.