Two NC State students awarded Udall Scholarships

April 10, 2012
By Bill Krueger

Two NC State students have been named as recipients of Udall Scholarships. The scholarships are designed to help students pursue careers related to the environment, and to help American Indian students pursue careers in tribal public policy or health care.

dscn0572-v31Brian Schuster (right), who is majoring in chemical engineering, is a Caldwell Fellow and a member of the University Honors Program. The Caldwell Fellows program is supported by the Alumni Association.

Gretchen Stokes, who is majoring in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology, is a Park Scholar and a member of the University Scholars Program.

NC State has had a total of 12 Udall Scholars since the Udall Foundation was established in 1992 as an independent federal agency. It is rare for universities to have two Udall Scholars in a single year.

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