UNM has 3 Goldwater Scholars

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Today, Mia Baca, Victoria Nisoli, and Ariana Pritha were named among the 2024-2025 Goldwater Scholars. The UNM students were selected from a pool of 1,353 college sophomores and juniors nominated by 446 academic institutions. Founded in recognition of the U.S. Senator Barry M. Goldwater, the Goldwater Scholarship provides up to $7,500 in financial support for students who are planning to pursue a Ph.D. and a career in STEM research. According to the Foundation, 438 Goldwater Scholars were selected based on academic merit. Of students who reported, 188 were men, and 236 were women, and all intend to obtain a Ph.D. as their highest degree objective.