OSU engineering student receives $232,000 fellowship
Thursday, May 1, 2008
Heather Beem, who will graduate May 3 with her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, has been named a 2008 recipient of a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. The three-year award includes approximately $46,500 per year to cover her tuition, fees, books and health insurance at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as a $31,000 annual stipend.
“Oklahoma State University is extremely proud of Heather,” said OSU President Burns Hargis. “The best representation of the ideals of OSU is our outstanding students, and Heather is a remarkable example. Her accomplishments speak to the diversity of opportunities OSU provides students seeking preparation for professional and scholarly achievement on a global stage.”