Four students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT have been named 2019 Goldwater Scholars. UNT leads Texas universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars in math, science and engineering, with a total of 64 scholars named since 1996.
The four students are Ellen Qian, Jonathan Lu, Rishi Shridharan and David Yue.
Goldwater Scholar awards are considered to be among the country's most prestigious scholarships and are competitively awarded to students planning careers in math, science and engineering. Students are chosen on the basis of their scientific research, GPAs and other achievements.