Austin Hughes Receives 2018 Beinecke Scholarship

English and creative writing major, Austin Hughes, is one of 18 undergraduates in the nation to receive a prestigious and selective Beinecke Scholarship. The Beinecke Scholarship program is a highly selective fellowship created to offer young scholars of exceptional promise substantial financial support to pursue advanced degrees in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. 

Austin is the second Beinecke recipient from the University of Iowa. Both Austin and 2013 Beinecke recipient, Derek Heckman, are connected to our creative writing track or major.