Jacqueline Wentz has been awarded a 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded to graduate students pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The program received 17,000 applications and granted 2,000 awards. The fellowship provides $34,000 per year for three years. Jacqueline received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering and Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She currently is an Interdisciplinary Quantitative (IQ) Biology graduate student at CU Boulder and is working with Professor David Bortz.