Illinois student honored with Goldwater scholarship

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Goldwater, who served 30 years in the U.S. Senate.

MAY 16, 2019 9:00 AM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois student Philip Kocheril was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater scholarship for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years in recognition for his potential to contribute to the advancement of research in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering. 

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Goldwater, who served 30 years in the U.S. Senate. The program encourages the continued development of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians and engineers by awarding scholarships to sophomores and juniors from the U.S. who intend to pursue doctorates. The scholarship provides recipients $7,500 annually for tuition, fees, books or room and board.

Philip Kocheril, of Champaign, a third-year chemistry major at Illinois, was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater scholarship in recognition for his potential to contribute to the advancement of research in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.
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Illinois student honored with Goldwater scholarship
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Illinois student honored with Goldwater scholarship
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University of Illinois student Philip Kocheril was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater scholarship for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years in recognition for his potential to contribute to the advancement of research in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.