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Three Keck Science Department Students awarded Barry M. Goldwater Foundation Scholarships
4/5/2016
 
 
Three Keck Science Department Students awarded Barry M. Goldwater Foundation Scholarships

Karen Chan, Lillian Horin and Rachel Kahn have all been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Foundation Scholarship for 2016-17
Lillian Horin, Pitzer College ’17, a Biology major; Lillian’s career goal is to pursue a PhD in Biomedical Sciences and to conduct research to improve diabetes treatments and prevent its macrovascular and microvascular complications.
Rachel Kahn, Scripps College ’17, a Physics major ; Rachel’s career Goal is to obtain a Ph.D. in a field related to marine science and to conduct research related to marine exploration and conservation.
Karen Chan, Scripps College ‘17, a Biology and Music (Vocal Performance) double major; Karen’s career goal is to obtain a Ph.D. in Biology, conduct research on vocal folds, and teach at the university level.

From the website:
“The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate. The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.”
 
https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/index.php  

 

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