UM Student Wins Honorable Mention in Goldwater Scholarship Competition

May 05, 2016

MISSOULA – University of Montana student Mariah McIntosh recently earned an honorable mention in the Goldwater Scholarship competition, the top national award for undergraduate research in science, math and engineering.Mariah McIntosh

McIntosh also recently earned a prestigious Udall Scholarship for her commitment to a career in the environment.

McIntosh, a junior, is majoring in biology with a concentration in organismal biology and ecology, as well as minoring in climate change studies and wilderness studies. She is the daughter of Jan Schroeder and Bruce McIntosh of Corvallis, Oregon, and a graduate of Corvallis High School. She plans to be a university plant ecologist.        

The Goldwater Scholarship was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, science and engineering. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by a faculty representative.

For more information on McIntosh’s nomination call Laure Pengelly Drake, UM director of external scholarships and advising, at 406-243-6140 or email   


Contact: Laure Pengelly Drake, director of external scholarships and advising, UM Davidson Honors College, 406-243-6140,; Mariah McIntosh, UM student, 541-207-5952, .