Winners of the Heinlein Society’s annual undergraduate scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year were announced July 7, 2020. This year’s winners are Charles Hanson, Tulla Bee Picardi, and Samantha Townsend. The scholarship awards $2,500 to each recipient.
Townsend received the Virginia Heinlein Memorial Scholarship, which is dedicated to female candidates majoring in engineering, math, or science. Picardi received the Dr. Jerry Pournelle Memorial Scholarship, and Hanson received the Dr. Yoji Kondo Memorial Scholarship.
The scholarship contest is open to residents of any country who are enrolled as full-time students at an accredited four-year university and majoring in math, engineering, the physical sciences, or science fiction as literature. Applicants must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on one of the provided topics.
For guidelines and more information, visit The Heinlein Society.
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