According to an April 1 NSF press release, NSF announced 2000 recipients of the Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF). 11 of these were awarded to statistics students. Congratulations to these 2014 recipients:

If you are curious what the most represented baccalaureate institutions are, here are the top 20 of 476 institutions for the 2014 awards (which represents 547 of the 2000 GRF awardees):

For GRF proposal funding rate information, I received this email from the administrators on 6/30/14:

For information on applying for the Graduate Research Fellowship and to see Q&A's with past winners, see these articles

NameBaccalaureate InstitutionField of StudyCurrent InstitutionBodwin, Kelly Nicole Harvard University Statistics UNC Chapel Hill Chan, Jeffrey Dean-Will MIT Computational Statistics MIT Gasca, Natalie C. Cal Poly- Pomona Biostatistics University of Washington

Helgeson, Erika Gonzaga University Biostatistics UNC Chapel Hill Hwang, Jessica Harvard University Statistics Stanford University Jackson, Jami Nishelle Columbia University Statistics North Carolina State University Lenssen, Nathan John Lillis Claremont McKenna College Statistics

Liu, Keli Harvard University Statistics

Pitcan, Yannik Kashif Harvard University Statistics UC Berkeley Plantinga, Anna Calvin College Biostatistics University of Washington Waschka, Andre Kurepa North Carolina State University Statistics UC Berkeley

- Fellowships for Graduate Study, October, 2013.
- Graduate Fellows Discuss Fellowship Experiences, STATtr@k, October, 2013.
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Meredith Berthelson and Jennifer Slimowitz Pearl, October, 2012.

These awards were 11 of the 66 awarded through the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS). Here is the breakdown for DMS awards by field of study:

Algebra, Number Theory, and Combinatorics | 18 | |

Analysis | 1 | |

Applied Mathematics | 17 | |

Biostatistics | 3 | |

Computational Mathematics | 2 | |

Computational Statistics | 1 | |

Geometric Analysis | 1 | |

Logic or Foundations of Mathematics | 3 | |

Mathematical Biology | 4 | |

other (specify) - Algebraic Geometry | 1 | |

other (specify) - Analytic Number Theory | 1 | |

other (specify) - Dynamics | 1 | |

other (specify) - Geometry | 1 | |

Probability | 1 | |

Statistics | 7 | |

Topology | 4 |

If you are curious what the most represented baccalaureate institutions are, here are the top 20 of 476 institutions for the 2014 awards (which represents 547 of the 2000 GRF awardees):

The 21 most represented, out of 273 total, in the Current Institution category (representing 862 awardees of the 1843 with Current Institution listed) are

Cornell University 48 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 47 Stanford University 36 University of California-Berkeley 33 Princeton University 28 University of Florida 28 University of Maryland 28 University of California-San Diego 27 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY 27 Harvard University 27 University of Washington 26 University of California-Los Angeles 26 University of Texas at Austin 24 Yale University 23 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 22 California Institute of Technology 21 Duke University 20 University of California-Davis 19 Columbia University 19 Georgia Institute of Technology 18

Stanford University 76 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 74 Cornell University 53 University of Washington 53 University of California-Berkeley 50 Harvard University 43 University of Texas at Austin 42 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY 42 Yale University 41 University of California-Irvine 37 Northwestern University 37 University of California-Los Angeles 36 University of Michigan Ann Arbor 35 California Institute of Technology 34 Georgia Institute of Technology 32 Columbia University 32 University of Wisconsin-Madison 30 University of Colorado at Boulder 30 Duke University 29 University of California-San Diego 28 Princeton University 28

For GRF proposal funding rate information, I received this email from the administrators on 6/30/14:

For the 2014 GRFP, NSF received over 14,000 submitted applications and made 2,000 awards. For the 2012 and 2013 competitions, NSF received over 13,000 applications each year, and made 2,000 awards. Beyond that, we regret that we are unable to provide any statistics about the applicant or awardee pool.See other ASA Science Policy blog entries. For ASA science policy updates, follow @ASA_SciPol on Twitter.

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