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Mejia wins NSF Graduate Fellowship

Clinical psychology graduate student Yesenia Mejia has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. This is a full doctoral scholarship that provides 3 years of support, including a $34 000 stipend and $12 000 in tuition fees per year. The scholarship supports outstanding MA and PhD students with high potential for contributions to advancements in STEM/ STEM education.

Under the direction of Faculty Advisor Dr. Gabriela Livas-Stein, Yesenia’s doctoral research will explore the emotional underpinnings of cultural values and their relation to academic achievement in Latino youth.

Congratulations to Yesenia and Gaby on this outstanding achievement!

Photo: Yesenia (right) with Dr. Gaby Stein.