Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

[PLEASE NOTE: The College of A&S nominates students for this scholarship.  Students do not apply directly.  For more information, see the link below.]

This is a national scholarship program that supports undergraduate students planning careers in natural sciences, math, and engineering. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation accepts applications only through participating universities via designated nominating officials. The College holds an internal competition to select nominees for the national Goldwater competition and The Foundation selects approximately 300 winners each year from all over the United States.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Current sophomore or junior
  • Planning a career in natural sciences (Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physics), Mathematics, Cognitive Science, or Neuroscience
  • Successful nominees have had College GPAs of 3.900 or higher
  • Must be a US citizen, resident alien, or US national

November 8, 2013 4 p.m.: All materials due

Information available at:

Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office, Owen Hall 102/104, 855-1647.