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NMSU Honors College announces scholarships

The New Mexico State University Honors College's Office of National Scholarships and International Education (ONSIE) has helped dozens of NMSU students win more that $1 million in scholarship funding in the last five years.

The Honors College has recently announced more scholarships to add to the total.

Antonia Dominguez, a biology major, who has received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to help her attend Stanford University to earn her Ph.D. in genetics. Dominguez will receive $40,500 a year for three years. She is the fourth NMSU student to win this prestigious fellowship since 2006.

Jared Decker, Michelle Estrada-Lopez and Charles Miller were three NMSU students who received honorable mentions for the NSF fellowship.

Brenton Taft, an engineering major, received the DOD Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship to attend the University of Wisconsin. He will receive $33,000 per year as well as a paid internship and/or post-graduation employment with the space vehicle research labs at Kirtland Air Force Base near Albuquerque.

Daniel Martin Alarcon, a chemical engineering major, received the DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship, which is a German academic exchange grant from the German government. Alarcon will receive a monthly stipend of 650 euros during a year of academic exchange at Dortmund University, where he will study German and chemical engineering, conduct undergraduate research and work as a teaching assistant.

For more information contact Jason Ackleson at (575) 646-4935.