Category Archives: Goldwater Scholarship

Goldwater Scholar Profiles: LSU Honors College

Editor’s Note: This is another in a series about 2014 Goldwater scholars who are also undergraduates in public university honors colleges or programs.  The following post is from LSU news…. Two LSU Honors College students, Brandon Oubre and Paxton Turner, … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholar Profiles: Iowa State Honors Program

Editor’s Note: This is another in our series on 2014 Goldwater scholars who are undergraduates in public university honors colleges or programs.  The following piece is from Iowa State University….   AMES, Iowa — Four Iowa State University Honors students … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholar Profiles: Maryland Honors College

Editor’s Note:  This is one in a series of profiles of 2014 Goldwater scholars who are undergraduates in public university honors colleges or programs.  The following piece is by Abby Robinson of the University of Maryland…. Three University of Maryland … Continue reading

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Honors Programs+STEM Majors=Goldwater Scholars

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts on the value of Goldwater scholarships for undergraduates.  Future posts will include profiles of honors students from many universities, all of whom earned Goldwater scholarships in 2014. Our interest … Continue reading

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Goldwater Scholars 2014: Iowa State, Purdue, UW Madison Lead Banner Year for Public Universities

Each year, we provide an update of Goldwater scholarships won by public university students, and 2014 was a banner year: 149 of the 283 scholarships awarded this year went to outstanding scholars from 84 public universities. We provide this update … Continue reading

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U at Buffalo Student Adds a Marshall Scholarship to His Goldwater Award

Editor’s Note: The following post is by Marcene Robinson of the University at Buffalo. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Phillip Tucciarone, a University at Buffalo chemical and biological engineering student, has won a Marshall Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded … Continue reading

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MSU Honors Student Nominated for Three Major Awards

Editor’s Note:  The story below was originally published on the Michigan State University Today site on November 13, 2013… Craig Pearson, an Honors College senior majoring in neuroscience, biochemistry and molecular biology in the College of Natural Science and English … Continue reading

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UGA Center Is Incubator for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

The track record of the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) at the University of Georgia makes the center a model of “high-impact” practices that allow students of exceptional promise to engage in faculty-mentored research almost from the day they … Continue reading

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Western Kentucky Honors College: Regional Excellence, International Impact

The Honors College at Western Kentucky University came to our attention while we were doing our regular review of the number of prestigious national scholarships won by public universities, such as Truman, Goldwater and Fulbright awards.  For this and other … Continue reading

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UNC Chapel Hill Honors Students Win Eight Major Awards in 2012-2013

Editor’s Note: The following is from UNC Chapel Hill: The 2012-2013 academic year has been fruitful for students who participated in Honors Carolina offerings and pursued national scholarships. Honors Carolina student Rachel Myrick won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship last fall, … Continue reading

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