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Michigan State University senior named finalist for Hertz Foundation Fellowship

Charles HultquistEast Lansing, Mich. – Charles Hultquist, a Michigan State University Honors College senior majoring in Physics and Advanced Mathematics in the College of Natural Science, has been named a finalist for the Hertz Foundation Fellowship.

The Hertz Fellowship is granted to approximately 13 students nationwide who intend to pursue a PhD in a STEM field. The Fellowship includes up to five years of funding, mentoring, and the freedom to pursue innovative projects. Hultquist is one of 45 finalists from 17 institutions. Hultquist will interview in February and awardees will be announced in May.

Hultquist, a 2021 Goldwater Scholar, is a research assistant for Dr. Remco Zegers in MSU’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, and recipient of MSU’s Alumni Distinguished Scholarship. He was an MSU nominee for the Churchill Scholarship, Marshall Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship.

Hultquist is from Aurora, Illinois and graduated from the Illinois Math and Science Academy.

The National/International Fellowships & Scholarships (NIFS) Office, administered by the Honors College, helps interested undergraduate and graduate students pursue major national and international opportunities by providing information and direct support throughout the competitive application processes.


Christopher P. Long, PhD,
MSU Foundation Professor,
Dean of the MSU Honors College,
Dean of the College of Arts and Letters


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