Nels Nelson Memorial Fellowship

Nomination Guideliens and Rules

This award is given to a University of Minnesota student pursuing her/his Master’s degree in a water resources-related discipline at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory.  Special consideration is given to students involved in hydraulics, hydrology, sediment transport, water quality or surface water management. The Nelson Fellowship provides a monetary award of $3,000 to the graduate student, with the funds to be used at the student’s discretion in support of his or her graduate education.

Applicants are expected to have:

  • Completed at least one year of their graduate program.
  • Made satisfactory progress toward completion of the requirements of their degree.
  • Maintained high academic standards.

SAFL faculty may submit letters of nomination to or the address below in response to an annual call for nominations.

SAFL Awards Coordinator
St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
University of Minnesota
2 Third Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414-2125