Published December 16, 2016
Anna Smith is a particularly outstanding student, who left a career as a professional makeup artist once she realized the potential that a career in STEM could offer. Smith is among this year’s 252 award winners chosen by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program from a nationwide pool of 1,150 undergraduate applicants.
Since, 2012, UB CBE has had seven students win the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, which was established by Congress in 1986 in honor of Sen. Barry Goldwater. The scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year to cover educational expenses of outstanding students pursuing careers in math, the natural sciences, and engineering. She is also President and Co-Founder of oSTEM, Chair, Education & Advocacy Committee of WiSE, Barry Goldwater Scholarship Winner [read more]