Carson Graduate Fellowship

The Lt. Col. Kenneth Rondo Carson and Virginia Bryan Carson Graduate Fellowship is an endowment established by the estate of Virginia B. Carson, honoring her husband, a former member of the "Flying Tigers," a former member of the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff Strategic Air Command, retired master navigator and enthusiast of space exploration. Colonel Carson greatly admired the professionalism and accomplishments of NASA's space program. The Carson Fellowship is awarded to students pursuing degrees in the Department of Planetary Sciences, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, selected on the basis of academic achievement and the promise of further scholarly endeavor.

Year Student
2019/2020 Walters, Jada
2018/2019 Palmer, Maureen
2017/2018 Sharkey, Benjamin
2016/2017 Bonnefoy, Léa
2015/2016 Hendler, Nathanial
2014/2015 Lo, Daniel
2013/2014 Komacek, Thaddeus
2012/2013 Bramson, Ali
2011/2012 Muro, Gabriel
2010/2011 Dykhuis, Melissa
2009/2010 Maleszewski, Chester
2008/2009 Schrader, Devin
2007/2008 Schrader, Devin