search

UMD    CORE




Three Clark School aerospace engineering undergraduate students have received NASA Aeronautics Scholarships -- the most granted to any school in the nation.

The three rising juniors, Cory Frontin (DeMatha Catholic High School, Md.), Cody Karcher (Grove City Area High School, Penn.) and Nelson Yanes (Northwestern High School, Md.), each received a two-year, $15,000-per-year scholarship and a $10,000 stipend for a summer internship with NASA. Scholarship recipients intern with NASA researchers and work on developing technologies for managing air traffic more efficiently; reducing aircraft noise, fuel consumption and emissions; and improving safety.

The Clark School led the nation in the number of awards granted. The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute each had two scholarships awarded. Only 20 awards were granted. The program attracts hundreds of applicants each year.

 



Related Articles:
Congratulations to Our 2022 Undergraduate Department Award Winners
Hartzell Mission Scientist for NASA SIMPLEx Janus Mission
Two UMD Teams Take Best in Theme at NASA’s RASC-AL Competition
Alumna Hosts First Ever Spanish-Language Show for a NASA Planetary Landing
UMD alumna Jeanette Epps Tapped for Boeing Starliner Spaceflight
UMD Team Takes a Top Spot in NASA RASC-AL Design Competition
Two University of Maryland Teams Selected for 2021 NASA M2M X-Hab Challenge
Unraveling the Mysteries of Asteroids
Alumnus Andrucyk Named Director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
UMD Engineer Selected for Next Phase of Small Spacecraft Mission

May 31, 2012


«Previous Story  

 

 

Current Headlines

A Lifetime of Aerospace Engineering and Exploration

Garbulinski Receives USMSC GSG Outstanding Student Leader Award

Adam Del Colliano Wins Regional AIAA Best Aircraft Operations Paper

Past and Present: Jacob Moschler

Ingenuity Helicopter Team Wins Howard Hughes Award

Senior Colby Merrill Wins SSPI Conference Award

In the News: Leatherbacks Combat Robotics Team on ABC7

UMD Dedicates IDEA Factory

Congratulations to Our 2022 Undergraduate Department Award Winners

Engineering at Maryland magazine celebrates the power of philanthropy, impact on students

 
 
Back to top  
CORE Home Clark School Home UMD Home Aerospace Engineering