Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, USA

Applications for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program are now invited. The scholarship is intended to students who will be undertaking research on  mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.  Please note, only the citizens of the U.S., Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands are invited to apply. The winning applicants will receive $7,500 annually. No application will be accepted after late January every year.

Scholarship Description
The purpose of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.

Award Value
Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.

Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, interested students must satisfy the given criteria as follow:

  • Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education during the academic year, and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or 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, a permanent resident, or, in the case of students nominated from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a United States national. Nominations from permanent residents must include a letter of the nominated student’s intent to obtain U.S. citizenship and a photocopy of the Permanent Resident Card (also known as the Alien Registration Card or Green Card).

Applicant’ Nationality
The United States students are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
Please follow the detail instruction of the application procedure at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
Late January on annual basis.

Website and Application Link