Cambridge International Scholarship recipient
UofL student Patrick McClure has earned a three-year scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge, England. The prestigious Cambridge International Scholarship is awarded each year to about 80 international students who plan to earn a doctoral degree at Cambridge. The Cambridge scholarship is valued at more than $230,000.
McClure earned a bioengineering degree from the J.B. Speed School of Engineering in 2013 and will complete his second degree from the school—a master’s degree in computer science—this summer. He plans to attend Cambridge in the fall to pursue a doctoral degree in cognitive and brain sciences. His research will focus on computational neuroscience.
- Areas of study: Will graduate from UofL in summer 2014 with a master’s degree in computer science, J. B. Speed School of Engineering. Earned a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering in 2013.
- Collegiate recognition and honors:Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
- Hometown: Corbin
- High school: Homeschooled
- Parents: retired Lt. Col. Rick McClure and Juliana McClure of Corbin