The Richard A. Lester Fellowship was established in 2007 to honor Dr. Lester, who helped to establish Princeton as a leading center in the field of labor economics. This generous gift from the Lester family has assisted promising graduate students in their pursuit of research.
The Richard A. Lester *36 Fellowship for Industrial Relations for academic year 2011-12 was awarded to Nicholas P. Lawson.
2010-11 Marjolaine Gauthier-Loiselle
2009-10 Zhuan Pei
2008-09 Nathan Wozny
2007-08 Ashley Miller