Doctorate student awarded NSF research fellowship

Samantha Ceballes, a doctorate student at NMSU, has received the 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program award. She began her doctorate studies in mechanical engineering in January 2018. The fellowship has a stipend of $34,000 per year for three years and an additional $12,000 per year for university tuition and fees. 

Ceballes earned a bachelor’s degree in both aerospace engineering and mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics in December 2017. An Alamogordo, New Mexico, native, Ceballes says she was thrilled to receive the award, which allows her to focus full-time on her studies and research. 

Tiffany Acosta