The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 to honor the lifetime work of Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years in the U.S. Senate. The Goldwater Foundation provides scholarships to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.
Benefits: Scholarships of up to $7,500 a year are provided to help cover costs associated with tuition, mandatory fees, books, room and board. A sophomore who receives a Goldwater Scholarship will receive up to $7,500 for both the junior and senior years. A junior who receives a Goldwater Scholarship will receive up to $7,500 for the senior year.
When are you eligible to apply? Sophomore or Junior Year
What kind of GPA will you need? 3.5+
Campus Contact: Dr. Steve Goldsmith (firstname.lastname@example.org). You must be internally nominated for this award.
Previous Winners: AnnaBeth Thomas ‘19