Robert Gustafson named a 2020 Goldwater Scholar


Robert Gustafson, a junior pursuing a major in Physics and Astronomy, Mathematics, and a member of Honors College, has been named a 2020 Goldwater Scholar.

The Goldwater Scholarship Program; one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics in the United States; seeks to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this nation’s next generation of research leaders in these fields.

The characteristics the Foundation seeks in a Goldwater Scholar include a strong commitment to a research career in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering; the  effective display of intellectual intensity in the sciences, mathematics or engineering, and the potential for a significant future contribution to research in his/her chosen field.