Mercyhurst nominates student for Goldwater Scholarship

Mercyhurst College announced today that it has nominated Jessica Clemente for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, which encourages outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Named in honor of Sen. Barry M. Goldwater, it is the premier undergraduate award of its type in these fields.

Clemente, a sophomore biochemistry major with an exemplary academic record in rigorous science courses, plans to pursue doctoral studies in neuroscience. Her career goals include conducting research into Alzheimer’s Disease. Currently, she is doing undergraduate research on natural pharmaceuticals.

Clemente is one of more than 1,000 academically talented students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. The scholarships cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year.

Clemente’s nomination was facilitated by Mercyhurst’s Prestigious Awards Program, headed by Dr. Candee Chambers, and supported by members of the Goldwater Scholarship Nomination Committee: Drs. Steven Mauro, Roger Griffiths and Caroline Pharr.
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