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National scholars | 2014

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Christine SpartzChristine Spartz

Senior in chemistry from Ellington, Connecticut. Will pursue graduate study in food chemistry to research the nutritional and biological effects of food on the body.

Max GoeringMax Goering

Senior in mathematics from McPherson. Will pursue a doctoral degree in the field of mathematical analysis.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Khiana HarrisKhiana Harris

Senior in psychology and anthropology from Kansas City. Studying in Japan.

Micah WilcherMicah Wilcher

Senior in history from Salina. Studying precolonial African history in Ghana.

Fulbright Summer Institute to the U.K.

Jacob SchroederJacob Schroeder

Senior in chemistry and biochemistry from Silver Lake. Will attend the Scotland Summer Institute at the University of Dundee and the University of Strathclyde.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Ross AllenRoss Allen

Junior in economics and philosophy from Soldier. Will pursue master's degrees in divinity and public policy with the goal of addressing poverty through social ministry.

Invited to attend the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany

Hedieh ShadmaniHedieh Shadmani

Doctoral student in economics from Tehran, Iran. Delegate in economic science.

Melissa LynesMelissa Lynes

Doctoral student in agricultural economics from Manhattan. Delegate in economic science.

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Research Fellowship

Adam SummersAdam Summers

Doctoral student in physics from Overland Park. Will continue his research in atomic and molecular physics through the fellowship.

Cargill Global Scholar

Sierra LekieSierra Lekie

Sophomore in economics and political science, secondary major in international relations, from Lenexa, Kansas. Will have opportunities to develop leadership competencies, receive mentoring and coaching, and network with Cargill businesses.

Kylie HardmanKylie Hardman

Sophomore in human resource management from Topeka, Kansas. Will have opportunities to develop leadership competencies, receive mentoring and coaching, and network with Cargill businesses.

Fulbright U.S. Student Grant

Adam MillerAdam Miller

Master's degree graduate in Spanish second language acquisition from Overland Park. Will work in Argentina as an English teaching assistant.

Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

Jenny BarrigaJenny Barriga

Magna cum laude graduate in chemistry and biochemistry from Dodge City. Researching the polymerization of a structural protein at the National Cancer Institute.

Rotary Global Grant

Christian CruzChristian Cruz

Doctoral graduate student in plant pathology from Ecuador. Researching the prevention of wheat blast in Bolivia and Brazil.

Myriah SmithMyriah Smith

Graduate in Spanish from Derby. Studying in Panama and developing an English language curriculum at a bilingual school.

If you are interested in applying for a National Scholarship, visit the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships.