Four Penn State students awarded American Nuclear Society Scholarships
September 19, 2016
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Four Penn State nuclear engineering students have been awarded 2016 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Scholarships.
The ANS scholarship program supports graduate and undergraduate students in nuclear engineering who demonstrate academic and leadership excellence. The society's goal is to help students complete their post-high school education and prepare for careers in nuclear science and technology.
Matthew Midea III and Nick Osmond received the Incoming Freshman Scholarship which is presented to graduating high-school seniors who are pursuing science, mathematics and/or technical courses with an interest in working in nuclear science and technology. Only four Incoming Freshman Scholarships are awarded nationally each year.
Junior Austin Grandizio received the Undergraduate Category Scholarship, which is presented to undergraduate students of nuclear science and engineering in their junior or senior year in recognition of outstanding efforts and academic achievements in pursuit of a college education.
Adrian Leandro received the Graduate Category Scholarship for academic excellence and outstanding achievement by a full-time graduate student in the field of nuclear science and engineering.
The students were presented with their scholarships Sept. 8 by Arthur Motta, professor and program chair of nuclear engineering.