Joshua Klarmann of Peabody is one of six students nominated by Kansas State University for the Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship.
Awarded to only 80 students a year, the national Udall Scholarship is intended for college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care.
Scholars are awarded up to $5,000, or $350 if selected as an honorable mention. Each educational institution in the United States is allotted six nominations per year. Scholarship recipients will be selected April 2.
Udall nominees must have at least one full year of undergraduate study remaining to be eligible.
Klarmann is a sophomore in secondary education and mathematics with a secondary major in natural resources and environmental sciences.
Klarman was named a 2010 Kansas Governor’s Scholar, and is a member of the National Residence Hall Honorary.
A graduate of Peabody-Burns High School, he is the son of Deborah McSweeney and George Klarmann, Peabody.