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Montana Space Grant Consortium awards $101,000

July 11, 2006 -- From MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- Twenty-one undergraduate students and four graduate students recently received scholarships and fellowships to pursue science and engineering at one of the 19 colleges and universities in the Montana Space Grant Consortium. Total worth was $101,000.

The consortium gave each undergraduate recipient a $1,000 scholarship for the 2006-07 school year. Each graduate student received a full-year fellowship amounting to $15,000 plus in-state tuition and fees. Funding came from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Scholarship recipients, home town, year in school, major and college or university they are attending or will attend were:

Big Timber
Autumn Glasgow, senior, mathematics/physics, MSU-Billings

Billings
Eric Greenfield, senior, physics, MSU-Bozeman
Christine Jones, senior, pre-med/biology, Rocky Mountain College

Butte
Josh Wold, junior, engineering, Montana Tech

Charlo
Caleb Maceau, sophomore, general science, Salish Kootenai College

Clancy
Ben Dunham, junior, computer science/math, Carroll College

Crane
Shea Herbert, senior, mechanical engineering, MSU-Bozeman

Crow Agency
Tia Harris, sophomore, natural resources, Little Big Horn College
Richard Monroy, junior, engineering, MSU-Bozeman
Francesa Pine, junior, natural resources/environmental science, MSU-Bozeman

Darby
Michael Abrahamsen, freshman, computer science, The University of Montana
Conrad Dean, sophomore, geological engineering, Montana Tech

Deer Lodge
Tanner Horne, junior, physics, MSU-Bozeman

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

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

Hardin
Chantelle BigBack, freshman, environmental health, Little Big Horn College

Lame Deer
Joan Littleboy, freshman, nursing/allied health, Chief Dull Knife College

Missoula
Clark Kogan, junior, physics, UM

Out-of-state scholarship recipients were:

Iowa
Laura Cerruti of Davenport, junior, environmental science/wildlife biology, Western Montana College

Oregon
Anthony Rasca of Salem, senior, mathematics/physics, Carroll College

Washington
Andy Lingley of Olympia, junior, electrical engineering, MSU-Bozeman

Fellowship recipients were:

Iowa
Amy Brunsvold of Northwood, Ph.D., physical chemistry, MSU-Bozeman

Missouri
J. Lewis Fox of St. James, Ph.D., physics, MSU-Bozeman

New Mexico
Sarah Cullison of Tijeras, Ph.D., chemistry, UM

Utah
David Hoffman of Salt Lake City, M.S., electrical engineering, MSU-Bozeman

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or evelynb@montana.edu