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Offered by The Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
Are you a current college student interested in pursuing a research career in a STEM field? If so, consider applying for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship! The scholarship is open to nominated applicants who are college sophomores or juniors studying and conducting research in a STEM field. The Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation offers scholarships to STEM students across the country to help ensure that the U.S. is producing enough “highly-qualified professionals” in these critical fields. This particular scholarship serves as a memorial for Barry Goldwater, a former air force officer and senator for 30 years. Recipients of the scholarship receive up to $7,500 to help pay for tuition, fees, books, and room and board. If you are a STEM major passionate about a future research career, we encourage you to apply!
Bear in mind that this scholarship runs from the first Tuesday in September to the last Friday in January, every year.
The scholarship is open to full-time college sophomores and juniors studying and conducting research in a STEM field at an accredited institution. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.
College Sophomores & Juniors
US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Natural Resources, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Science/Engineering, Marine/Ocean Engineering, Biology, Entomology, Math, Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Meteorology/Atmospheric Science, Materials Science, Psychology, Medicine, Cybersecurity, Chemistry
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application, a student questionnaire, an institutional nomination form, and the below application materials.
Letter of Recommendation
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