Livermore, CA - February 14, 2013 - The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation announces its finalists for the 2013-2014 Hertz Fellowship. From among more than 700 applicants, 50 are chosen as finalists to receive the Hertz Fellowship. The new Fellows will be announced by April 1st. Considered to be the Nation’s most generous support for graduate education in the applied physical, biological and engineering sciences, the Hertz Fellowship has been awarded to over 1100 individuals. Valued at more than a quarter million dollars per student, this support lasts for up to five years.