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Space Grant Consortium at MSU awards scholarships and fellowships

June 23, 2005 -- from MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN--The Montana Space Grant Consortium at Montana State University has awarded $80,000 in scholarships and fellowships to Montana students for the 2005-2006 school year. The consortium awards scholarships and fellowships annually to students pursuing studies in science and engineering at the 15 colleges and universities across the state that are consortium members. Funding comes from a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Two full-year fellowships ($15,000 each plus in-state tuition) were awarded to graduate students attending, or planning to attend, a consortium on campus. The students who will receive space grant fellowships, listed by hometown, major, year in school and campus, are as follows:

Missoula
Katy Garton, M.F.A., science/natural history filmmaking, Montana State University

Ronan
Chantelle Begay, Ph.D., geology, the University of Montana

Twenty-three scholarships of $1,000 each were awarded to undergraduate students attending, or planning to attend, a consortium campus. The students receiving the space grant scholarships, listed by hometown, major, year in school and campus, are as follows:

Avon
Megan Janke, junior, pre-professional health sciences, UM-Western

Big Timber
Autumn Glasgow, junior, mathematics, MSU - Billings

Billings
Eric Greenfield, junior, physics, MSU - Bozeman

Bozeman
Alaina Garcia, sophomore, aerospace engineering, Carroll College
Christoffer Renner, senior, physics, MSU - Bozeman
Barrett Sakow, sophomore, biochemistry, MSU - Bozeman

Browning
Nellie Cadotte, sophomore, pre-nursing, Blackfeet Community College

Denton
Michael Poser, senior, secondary education/broadfield science, MSU - Bozeman

Frazer
Codi Kawasaki-Jensen, junior, nursing/medical field, Ft. Peck Community College

Glasgow
Matthew Bliwernitz, sophomore, computer engineering, MSU - Northern

Great Falls
Dana Wadleigh, senior, forensic science, University of Great Falls

Hardin
Angel Big Back, sophomore, allied health, Chief Dull Knife College
Tiffany WhiteClay, junior, environmental science, MSU - Bozeman

Harlem
Justin Moore, sophomore, computer information systems, Ft. Belknap College

Havre
Paul Gopher, sophomore, physics, MSU - Bozeman
Kevin Harada, senior, chemistry/biology, Rocky Mountain College

Kalispell
Katie Schumacher, senior, metallurgical/materials engineering, Montana Tech

Libby
Bonnie Gillan, senior, physics/astronomy, The University of Montana

Lodge Grass
Robin Stewart, freshman, forestry/natural resources, Little Big Horn College

Missoula
Clark Kogan, junior, physics, The University of Montana
Jenna Rettenmayer, mathematics/physics, MSU - Bozeman

Pablo
Heather Mitchell, sophomore, pre-engineering, Salish Kootenai College

Stockett
Sara Jo O'Connell, senior, biology, Carroll College

Clarice Koby 994-4223 or koby@spacegrant.montana.edu