Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Program

The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields. Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the succeeding academic year. Junior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of two years (four semesters) of scholarship support, and senior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of one year (two semesters) of scholarship support.Eligibility:-Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering-Have a college GPA of at least a "B"/3.0 GPA and be in the upper fourth percentile of his/her class-Be a United States citizen, a permanent resident, or, in the case of students nominated from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a U.S. nationalFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $15,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes