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Mathematics Major Wigderson Named Goldwater Scholar

April 16th, 2015
Yuval Wigderson (Photo courtesy of Yuval Wigderson)

Princeton junior Yuval Wigderson has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship, the premier award for outstanding undergraduates interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. 

Wigderson, whose hometown is Princeton, is a mathematics major. He plans to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics and pursue an academic career. 

One- and two-year Goldwater Scholarships cover tuition, fees, room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. Wigderson will receive the scholarship for his senior year and is among 260 scholarship winners selected from a field of 1,206 students nationwide. 

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