Budding scientists receive $150,000 from the Intel Foundation

Three young scientists each received a $50,000 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Scholarship by taking top honors at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in mid-May. Madhavi Gavini of Starkville, Miss., Meredith MacGregor of Boulder, Colo., and Hannah Wolf of Allentown, Pa. each received scholarships for their research. The top-scoring student in each of 14 project categories received a $5,000 scholarship and a computer. Grant awards are given to the first ($3,000), second ($1,500), third ($1,000) and fourth place ($500) projects in each category. Special awards including scholarships, summer internships, scientific field trips, and laboratory equipment are also given.

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