The Sarma Lab is thrilled to congratulate Luis Sanchez who was awarded the NDSEG Fellowship! Out of 3392 applicants, Luis’s exceptional STEM achievements have been recognized. The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship program was established in 1989 by direction of congress as an approach to increasing the number of United States (U.S.) citizens receiving doctoral degrees in science and engineering (S&E) disciplines to DoD Relevance. 

The NDSEG Fellowship Program is sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) under the Office of the Under Secretary for Research and Engineering. This program is administered by Systems Plus, Inc.

Awardees receive full tuition and all mandatory fees coverage for up to 36 months and a monthly stipend of $3,600, up to $1,600 annually for health insurance coverage, and $5,000 travel budget (all expenses paid based on the Government travel policy per year for training and/or conferences that support their educational initiatives) and $1,500 non-travel professional development budget.