Two juniors concentrating in mathematics, Daniel Hu of Princeton, New Jersey, and Oliver Thakar from Owings Mills, Maryland, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships, an annual award for outstanding undergraduates interested in STEM careers.
One- and two-year Goldwater Scholarships cover tuition, fees, room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. Hu and Thakar are two of the 417 winners for 2022, selected from a field of 1,242 students nationwide who were nominated by their colleges or universities.
The Goldwater Foundation was established by Congress in 1986; its scholarship program fosters and encourages outstanding students to pursue research careers in the fields of the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. The Goldwater Scholarship is the preeminent undergraduate award of its type in these fields.
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