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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Goldwater Scholarship


End of January

Eligibility Requirements

• Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior majoring in math, the natural sciences and engineering.

• Have a college grade-point average of at least "B" (or the equivalent) and be in the upper fourth of his or her class.

• Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.

Award Description

The Barry Goldwater awards are made on the basis of merit to those college seniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college or university using the official online nomination process on the Foundation's website.

Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. Junior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of two years of scholarship support, and senior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of one year of scholarship support.


Martha PattersonMartha Patterson, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Carnegie Hall 206
(618) 537-6881