Washington State University chemical engineering student Kristian Gubsch is the school’s first recipient of the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The nationally competitive award pays $19,000 total for the Edgewood, Wash., student’s 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years, provides a 10-week paid summer internship at an NOAA facility, and funds travel to present at two scientific conferences.

Heading into his junior year, Gubsch plans to facilitate an introductory course for incoming Honors College students and work in Dr. Hongfei Lin’s carbon conversion and chemical engineering research lab.

Read entire article about Kristian’s scholarship and atmospheric research at WSU News