Math major earns prestigious scholarship

Kate Coveney
Kate Coveney
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Kate Coveney, an applied mathematics major, received a competitive scholarship sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Coveney, from Indianapolis, Indiana, received an $8,000 award for the next two years plus $6,500 to attend a 10-week summer session at a NOAA facility for an internship in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management and education activities.

Coveney, a Frederik Meijer Honors College student, was one of 72 recipients selected from a national pool of applicants for the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship. The scholarship program is designed to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology and education.

Grand Valley students interested in applying for competitive scholarships can contact Amanda Cuevas, director of the Office of Fellowships, at cuevasam@gvsu.edu or x13219.