Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship program was established in 1986 by the United States Congress to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater. Up to 300 Goldwater Scholarships are awarded each year. The scholarships cover tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. (The scholarship is renewable for students who receive it during their junior year of college.) Each four-year institution may nominate up to four students who are currently sophomores or juniors for the award. Second-year students who are currently enrolled in a two-year college but intend to transfer to a four-year college or university are also eligible. The students must intend to pursue careers in math, science or engineering. (Students who plan on studying medicine are only eligible if they intend to pursue a career in medical research.) Candidates must have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be in the upper quartile of his or her class. Candidates must be US citizens, resident aliens or nationals. (Resident aliens must include a letter stating their intent to obtain US citizenship and a copy of their Alien Registration Card.) Institutions must submit their nominations by early February.

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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship