Sloan Scholar Says Funding will Open Doors in Materials Science Field
Roger Walker, doctoral candidate in materials science and engineering, was recently named a Sloan Scholar, and said the funding will allow him to expand his research and networking opportunities in the field.
The Sloan Scholars program, supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, provides funding for underrepresented students to pursue doctorates in mathematics, science and engineering.
In 2013, Penn State was one of three flagship universities selected by The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for the University Center of Exemplary Mentoring initiative, which builds on Penn State’s Bunton-Waller assistantship program. Since then, the initiative has expanded and now supports eight universities...