2019 Astronaut Scholarship Recipient

Zane Durante

Zane Durante is a rising junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied and Computational Mathematics. As a part of this honor, scholars receive up to a $10,000 award; expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the “Innovators Gala”; mentoring by an Astronaut Scholar alumni, C-suite executive, or astronaut; opportunity to participate in the Professional Development Programsponsored by RBC; the opportunity to participate in multiple Foundation events; and membership in the Astronaut Scholar Honor Society. Zane is also a recipient of the 2019 Goldwater Scholarship. See his bio below. 

2019 & 2020 Astronaut Scholar Zane Durante with Chairman of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s Board of Directors, Curtis Lee “Curt” Brown Jr., a former NASA astronaut and retired United States Air Force Colonel at the Astronaut Scholarship Gala in Washington, D.C.