Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

UNM Student Earns British Scholarship.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Jennifer Halbleib, a biochemistry student at the University of New Mexico, is one of 40 students nationwide to receive a Marshall Scholarship this year.

Recipients each get a $50,000 scholarship for two years at a British university of their choice. The scholarship covers tuition, books, travel and living expenses.

Thirty-four American colleges and universities are on this year's list of Marshall scholars. Harvard University tops the list with five recipients.

Halbleib is the second UNM student to receive the scholarship in as many years. She was one of four UNM students interviewed for the scholarship.

Robert Ward, a physics major who graduated in May, received the award last year. …

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