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GAANN Fellowships awarded to 10 AE graduate students

9/4/2019

Debra Levey Larson

The U.S. Department of Education’s Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need program provides fellowships to assist graduate students with excellent academic records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue a Ph.D. in a field designated as an area of national need. Space Engineering was designated as an area of national need. GAANN fellowships are awarded competitively, on the basis of both academic merit and financial need.

This year, the following graduate students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois received GAANN Fellowships:

Hussein Al-Rashdan, Matthew Paliwoda, and Toyofumi Yamauchi
Adviser: Associate Professor Joshua Rovey

Alexander Faustino
Adviser: Associate Professor Timothy Bretl

Collin Foster and Henry Varona
Adviser: Assistant Professor Francesco Panera

Matthew Jouffray and Victor Azevedo
Adviser: Professor Deborah Levin

James Williams and Nicholas Zuiker
Adviser: Assistant Professor Zachary Putnam

Visit the GAANN website for general information about the GAANN program. Visit the Dept. of Aerospace Engineering website for more specific information on how to apply.

GAANN fellowships are awarded competitively, on the basis of both academic merit and financial need.