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Goldwater Scholarship

White spring flowers bloom in the foreground with Talley Student Union in the background

May 25, 2023

Mathematics Student Etienne Phillips Earns Goldwater Scholarship

Mathematics student Etienne Phillips received a Goldwater Scholarship, one of the oldest and most prestigious scholarships in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.

Caleb Keaveney with models of the Perseverance Mars rover and Ingenuity Mars helicopter.

Jun 23, 2022

Sciences Student Caleb Keaveney Selected as a 2022 Astronaut Scholar

Meteorology and applied mathematics double major Caleb Keaveney '23 is among the 2022 recipients of the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship.

Ashley Crickard on the left and Caleb Keaveney on the right

Jun 13, 2022

Sciences Student Caleb Keaveney Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Meteorology and applied mathematics double major Caleb Keaveney is among the recipients of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

NC State Goldwater Scholar Jack Featherstone leans against a railing.

Apr 16, 2021

From Landslides to Asteroids, Scholar Wants to Understand It All

2021 Goldwater Scholar Jack Featherstone conducts research into the physics of phenomena on Earth and in outer space.

NC State Memorial Belltower

May 14, 2020

2 Sciences Students Win Goldwater Scholarships

Chemistry major Jonathan Palmer and math and physics major Noah Wolfe received the nation's preeminent scholarship for science, math and engineering.

supernova image from NASA

Apr 22, 2020

Experimenting in the Universe’s Laboratory

Noah Wolfe, a 2020 Goldwater Scholar, studies supernovas to expand our knowledge of physics.

Solar array on the roof of the Keystone Science Center on Centennial Campus

Apr 22, 2020

Odyssey of an Inquisitive Mind

2020 Goldwater Scholar and chemistry major Jonathan Palmer is tackling the global energy crisis by doing research to make solar power more cost-effective.

Sophomore Rachel Chen standing by an NC State sign.

May 22, 2019

Goldwater Scholar Rachel Chen: Statistically, a Good Bet

Rachel Chen, one of NC State's four 2019 Goldwater scholars, is pursuing study and research that will lead to a career in precision medicine.

NC State student outside holding a ukulele

May 22, 2019

Goldwater Scholar Nikhil Milind: Solving the Riddle of Genes

Nikhil Milind, a 2019 Goldwater Scholar, is melding computer science and biology to explore links between genetics and disease.

Ana Sofia Uzsoy

May 22, 2019

Goldwater Scholar Ana Sofia Uzsoy: Intelligent Life

Goldwater Scholar and physics major Ana Sofia Uzsoy is doing research to help us understand the universe at every scale.