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

scholarship program.

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.