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Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program

In Fiscal Year 2001, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) started a new postdoctoral research program called the Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program (now the Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program) in honor of Walter C. Mendenhall (1871-1957), the fifth Director of the USGS. The Program provides Fellows research experiences that enhance their scientific stature and credentials.