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2021 Davidson Fellows Alum Parisa Vaziri Named Goldwater Scholar

2021 Davidson Fellows Alum Parisa Vaziri is among the 438 U.S. college students awarded Goldwater Scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year. The scholarships, named for the late U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater, encourage students to pursue research careers in the fields of natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Read more >

The Goldwater Scholarships, which are among the most eminent undergraduate awards in these fields, are supported by the Goldwater Foundation and by an ongoing partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense National Defense Education Program (NDEP).

Parisa received a 10,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarship in Science: “The Neuro-Protective Role of FOXO in a PINK1 Loss-of-Function Based Model of Neurodegeneration in Drosophila melanogaster