Recent geography grad receives NSF grant

Jenna ChristianA recent UW-Eau Claire geography graduate has received a prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship to support her continued research relating to Liberian women peacemakers.

Jenna Christian, who earned her bachelor’s degree from UW-Eau Claire in spring 2010, currently is pursuing her master’s degree in geography at Penn State.

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions.

Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $10,500 cost-of-education allowance.