Graham Gordon, a junior majoring in Mathematics and Physics has been chosen as a 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. This scholarship, awarded to only about 300 students nationwide, is widely considered the most prestigious award in the United States for undergraduates in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program was established to provide scholarships to outstanding students who intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses up to a maximum of $7,500 annually for undergraduate tuition, fees, books and housing. In awarding scholarships, the foundation of trustees considers the nominee's field of study and career objectives along with the extent to which that individual has the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to the field of science or engineering.