The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
Program provides eligible students with scholarships for their
The scholarship foundation offers an opportunity for students who will be
juniors or seniors in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and
Students who receive the award can expect a maximum of $7,500, which would
be applied to eligible expenses. Juniors who receive the scholarship can
expect a maximum of up to two years of support. Seniors receiving the
scholarship can expect one year of support.
Congress established the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in
Education Foundation in 1986. The Foundation operates the educational
Students interested in a career related to mathematics, the natural
sciences or engineering are invited to apply for the scholarship. A
nomination by the student's institution is required. The nomination
deadline for the 2000-2001 school year is Nov. 5, 1999.
Only current full-time sophomores or juniors may apply for the scholarship.
The student must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree, have a B average,
stand in the upper fourth of the class, and be a U.S. citizen, resident
alien or U.S. national.
Students interested in applying should contact Ruth Darling, director of
Arts and Sciences advising services; or Kathy McMahan, program resource
specialist at 974-4481 in 220 Ayres Hall.
Scholarships offered in math, sciences
Published: Mon Sep 20, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:56 p.m.