Meteorology Graduate Student Scott Salesky was selected as a recipient of the Alumni Association Dissertation Award for 2013-14.
The Alumni Association Dissertation Award provides funding and recognition to outstanding full-time doctoral students who have passed their comprehensive exams and have received approval of the dissertation topic. This is a prestigious graduate award that is made possible through a generous endowment established by Penn State’s Alumni Association and recognizes outstanding achievement in scholarship and professional accomplishment.
Nominations are solicited from doctoral programs at Penn State and are forwarded to a selection committee. From the pool of qualified nominations, a minimum of two awards of $5,000 are made for each of the following categories: Fine Arts and Humanities; Social Sciences - Applied and Basic; Physical and Computational Sciences - Applied and Basic; Life and Health Sciences; and Engineering.
Scott's achievements will be recognized at the Graduate School Alumni Society’s Spring Social and Recognition Dinner on Saturday, April 5, 2014.