Rebecca Distefano awarded Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship

Rebecca Distefano, a Ph.D. student in child psychology at the Institute of Child Development (ICD), was recently awarded the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (IDF). The IDF is awarded to 21 outstanding Ph.D. students who take part in interdisciplinary research at the University of Minnesota.

The fellowship provides recipients with the opportunity to study and research with faculty at one interdisciplinary research center of their choice. The award includes a stipend of $25,000 for the academic year, tuition for up to 14 graduate credits each semester, and subsidized health insurance through the Graduate Assistant Health Plan.