Texas Tech junior wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship and second student receives a Goldwater Honorable Mention.
Gilman scholars receive up to $5,000 to apply towards their study abroad or internship program costs.
Tristan Russo and Lauren Finley will receive more than $39,000 in funding for undergraduate studies.
Applicants, faculty and staff work for months to secure awards to support educational and research endeavors. That work was recognized on April 13 at the first Prestigious Scholarship Reception.
The maximum applicants allowed for Goldwater receive awards or special recognition. A student is named a 2016 Goldwater Scholar, and three students receive Goldwater Honorable Mentions.
A staff member and recent graduate of Texas Tech University received a scholarship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
Two Texas Tech University doctoral students in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have earned the opportunity to do food safety research in France.
A 2013 graduate from Texas Tech University received a scholarship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.