WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Wood County native Adam Weber, of Perrysburg, has received the 2011 Aeronautics Scholarship. Awarded by NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate, Weber is one of two students from Ohio to receive the prestigious award that aids students enrolled in fields related to aeronautics and aviation studies.
“Young Ohioans like Adam strengthen Ohio’s contributions to 21st century innovations in aeronautics and aviation,” Brown said. “Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics based industries will continue to seek out talented Ohioans who are soaring to new heights and attracting new jobs to our state.”
Adam Weber is an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. He will receive $15,000 per year to cover tuition costs for two years and can also receive a $10,000 stipend during a summer internship with NASA.
NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate annually awards 25 students across the United States with financial support and internship opportunities.