Goldwater Scholar

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rising engineering senior named 2022 Goldwater Scholar

    Rising engineering senior Ethan Nguyen has been named a 2022 Barry A. Goldwater Scholar. He joins rising seniors Alexandra Duncan, Andrew Hanna, and 2021 scholar and fellow rising senior Joseph Sexton for a new Vanderbilt institutional record of four current Goldwater Scholars. The Goldwater Scholarship is the nation’s most competitive… Read More

    May. 26, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Engineering sophomore named Goldwater Scholar for 2020

    An engineering sophomore is among the 2020 recipients of the Goldwater Scholarship—awarded to undergraduate STEM students who show exceptional promise of becoming the nation’s next generation of research leaders. He is among 396 college students across the United States who were selected as Goldwater Scholars from a field of 1,343… Read More

    Apr. 2, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Class of 2018 Profile: Josh Fleck, ME major, empowers people with disabilities

    Josh Fleck, a mechanical engineering senior, plans to pursue a PhD. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) a high school student in Bradenton, Florida, Josh Fleck knew he wanted to research and develop robotic prosthetic devices. At the time, however, he had no concept of what that research looked like. He’s more than resolved… Read More

    May. 7, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Two ME undergrads from same lab named Goldwater Scholars

    Lauren Branscombe and Joshua Fleck have much in common. Both are juniors in mechanical engineering, focused on medical robotics. Both work in Biomedical and Assistive Technology (BAT) lab with Karl Zelik, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and biomedical engineering. Both plan to pursue a Ph.D. in mechanical… Read More

    Apr. 11, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Computer science student named 2012 Goldwater Scholar

    Curtis Northcutt, a member of the Class of 2013, has been named a 2012 Goldwater Scholar. Each year, Vanderbilt is given the opportunity to nominate up to four outstanding sophomore and junior students in the math, science and engineering fields. Competition for the award is fierce: 282 scholars were selected… Read More

    Apr. 5, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    EE student selected as Goldwater Scholar for 2010-2011 academic year

    Electrical engineering student Parker Gould has been selected as a 2010 Goldwater Scholar. Gould will receive a two-year scholarship worth $7,500 a year for educational expenses. Each year, Vanderbilt and other four-year universities are given the opportunity to nominate up to four outstanding sophomore and junior students in the math,… Read More

    Apr. 7, 2010