Penn State selects Goldwater nominees
The University Fellowships Office, with the help of a faculty nomination panel, nominated four students for the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship.
Penn State's nominees are Taylor Baum, a junior double majoring in Electrical Engineering and Biology, Rory Bowens, a junior double majoring in Astronomy & Astrophysics and Physics, Gwen Oliver, a sophomore studying Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Rosalie Sowers, a junior double majoring in Computer Science and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is a distinguished undergraduate scholarship initiative that provides up to $7500 a year for college sophomores and juniors in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering pursuing careers in research. This highly prestigious and competitive award is granted to up to 300 students nationwide.
The University Fellowships Office, part of Undergraduate Education, helps interested undergraduate and graduate students pursue major national and international opportunities by providing information and direct support throughout the competitive application processes.