WWU’s Caitlin Bannister is Western’s first Behavioral Neuroscience student to receive a coveted Goldwater Scholarship

WWU junior Caitlin Bannister’s interest and research efforts into the mysteries of the nervous system have allowed her to be Western’s first behavioral neuroscience student to receive a prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

With an award of up to $7,500, the scholarship invites junior and senior STEM majors across the country to apply. The highly competitive scholarship is specifically geared toward students wanting to land a research job in natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. About 300 are…