University of Wisconsin–Madison

Goldwater Scholars

The Goldwater Scholarship provides $7,500 for undergraduate study to students who demonstrate a great potential for, and commitment to, a research career in the field of mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering. Up to 300 scholarships are awarded annually.

2019
Ryan Brown, Genetics & Genomics and Neurobiology
Claire Evensen, Biochemistry and Mathematics
Luquant Singh, Applied Math, Engineering & Physics

2018
Roger Waleffe, Applied Math, Engineering, & Physics, and Computer Sciences
Nathan Wang, Biochemistry and Chemical Engineering
Jason Mohoney, Honorable Mention, Applied Math, Engineering, & Physics, and Computer Sciences
Soren Rozema, Honorable Mention, Chemistry and Pharmacology & Toxicology

2017
Cory Cotter, Astronomy-Physics, Computer Sciences,
Mathematics and Physics
Emily Jewell, Engineering Mechanics and Mathematics
Lucas Oxtoby, Chemistry
Elise Penn, Honorable Mention, Geological Engineering,
Geology & Geophysics, and Mathematics

2016
Idris Boukahil, Applied Math, Engineering & Physics and Physics
Bailey Flanigan, Biomedical Engineering
Hannah Mast, Biochemistry
Thejas Wesley, Chemical Engineering

2015
Bill MulliganBiochemistry
Sohil Shah
Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics
Meghan Turner
Biochemistry and Mathematics
Bailey Flanigan
, Honorable Mention, Biomedical Engineering and English

2014
Anna-Lisa Doebly, Genetics
Rachel Dvorak, Biochemistry
Geoffrey McConohy, Engineering Physics
Tong Wang, Chemistry

2013
Drew Birrenkott
, Biomedical Engineering
Brian Cornille, Engineering Physics
Joshua Shutter, Chemistry
Emily Lingeman, Honorable Mention, Biochemistry

2011
Brian Ji
, Nuclear Engineering
Zeeshan Haq, Honorable Mention, Natural Sciences

2010
Steven Banik
, Chemistry
Kimberli Kamer, Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry
Sonia Trevino-Dopatka, Biochemistry

2009
Sean McMaster
, Biochemistry and Mathematics
Jacob Daane, Molecular Biology

2008
Tarek Elgindi
, Mathematics
Vanessa Kung, Chemistry
Daniel Lecoanet, Mathematics
Amanda Turek, Honorable Mention, Chemistry

2007
Thomas Watson
, Computer Engineering and Computer Science
Kevin Beier, Honorable Mention, Biochemistry
Michael Line, Honorable Mention, Astronomy-Physics

2006
Erin Conrad
, Physics and French
Daniel Chavas, Mathematics
Shane Pearce, Honorable Mention, Molecular Biology
Mark Hoegger, Honorable Mention, Biochemistry

2005
Kirsten Austad
, Medical Microbiology & Immunology and English
Adrienne Stilp, Astronomy-Physics
Samuel Bockenhauer, Physics and English
Dejan Micic, Medical Science

2004
Abigail J. Rao
, Biology
Samuel L. Zelinka, Materials Science/Engineering and Economics

2003
Brett Lenart
, Biology
Anthony Nichol, Mechanical Engineering

2002
Stephanie Diem
, Nuclear Engineering and Physics
Moire Prescott, Astronomy-Physics
Daniel Stark, Astronomy-Physics

2001
Virginia Bartleson
, Molecular Biology
Vinai Gondi, Biochemistry
Kendra Nelsen, Computer Science
Erin Kurten, Biochemistry

2000
Geir Helleloid
Computer Sciences
Shaun Lippow, Chemical Engineering

1999
Anders Olson
, Zoology and History
Pallavi Gopal, Molecular Biology

1998
Edward Stauber
, Zoology
Michael Waddell, Biochemistry

1997
Holly Grieco
, Chemistry and History
Nicole Hausen
, Mathematics and Physics
Jeffrey Magee
, Biochemistry

1996
David Corris
, Mathematics and Economics
Amanda Kay, Bacteriology

1995
Shiloh Ramos, Bacteriology
Ryan Skrupky
, Chemistry

1994
Anne Bushland
, Molecular Biology

1993
David Kung
, Mathematics
Gregory Gruber
, Electrical Engineering  

1992
Amy Barger
, Astronomy-Physics
Robert Peters

1991
Benjamin Garber
Jennifer Meinz
, Chemical Engineering

1990
Thomas Merkert, Zoology