Canisius Junior Earns Honorable Mention in Goldwater Scholarship Competition

Kevin B. Howard ’15 was awarded an honorable mention in the highly selective Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.

Howard is a junior physics and mathematics and statistics dual major at Canisius College. After graduation he plans to pursue a PhD in physics, conduct research in mathematical and computational physics and teach at the university level.

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate.

The purpose of the foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.

Canisius is one of 28 Jesuit universities in the nation and the premier private university in Western New York.

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