Iowa Board of Regents

Iowa State student named Goldwater Scholar

Nethmi Hewage, junior in chemistry who grew up in Matara, Sri Lanka, was selected as a 2022 Goldwater Scholar. She plans to obtain a Ph.D. in chemistry and continue her research at a Carnegie 1 research university.

The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering in the United States. The scholarships are awarded by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in STEM research.

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