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September 30, 2018

Goldwater Scholar 2018: Rebecca Mancusi

Junior biomedical engineering major Rebecca Mancusi was recently awarded the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering in America, The Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Mancusi is one of only four students from Binghamton University’s Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science to ever be recognized as a Goldwater Scholar.

Research is a competitive field. You apply for funding or certain awards and don’t always get them. You need the encouragement of mentors to help keep going.
Rebecca Mancusi

Mancusi is joining an elite club of some of the best researchers in the world and a global network that will follow her throughout her career. To even be considered for the scholarship, she had to first be selected as a representative from Binghamton University. “It’s an extensive process,” Mancusi said. “Only 200 students in the country win the award every year. I am honored and privileged to be a Goldwater Scholar.”

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