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Goldwater Scholarship

Must express interest in applying and meet with Lakeya Almeida no later than November 29, 2021. Institutional nomination required. 

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship provides scholarship support to outstanding sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier undergraduate award of its type in these fields. The Goldwater Foundation seeks scholars who demonstrate a strong commitment and passion for doing research and who exhibit the creative spark that will make them leaders in their fields. Involvement in research as an undergraduate is highly desirable. Students must be nominated by their undergraduate college or university to apply. 

To be considered for a nomination for a Goldwater Scholarship, you must first complete the Student Profile and Goldwater Scholarship Pre-Application which consists of a short Student Profile (Name, email address, telephone number, etc.) and Pre-application (Year in school, major, GPA, brief career interest statement, highest degree anticipated, and potential recommendation letter writers) that will help your campus Goldwater Representative make an initial determination of the strength of your application.

Academic Level: 
Undergraduate
Field(s) of Study: 
STEM
Application Deadline: 
January
Nomination Required: 
Yes
Citizen Status: 
U.S. Citizen
Permanent Resident