The Barry Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Education Program

Who Is Eligible:

  1. Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited 2- or 4-year institution of higher education during the 2017-2018 academic year,
  2. Intend to pursue a research career in a natural science, mathematics or engineering,*
  3. Have a college grade point average of at least a 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, and
  4. Be a U.S. citizen from the 50 states or the District of Columbia; a U.S. national for those students nominated by institutions in Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; or a permanent resident. A permanent resident nominated for the scholarship must include a letter stating his/her intent to become a U.S. citizen. A photocopy of the nominee’s Permanent Resident Card, also known as the Alien Registration Card or Green Card, must also be submitted.

* The natural sciences, engineering and mathematics fields and sub-fields used by the Goldwater Foundation to determine eligibility are those used by the National Science Foundation for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program. These include: Chemistry, Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering, Engineering, Geosciences, Life Sciences, Materials Research, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, and Psychology. 


Requirements:
Deadline: 01/25/2019
Amount: $7,500
How to apply:

To apply for this scholarship, click on this link https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/ for information. Then click on the students tab on the left, there are instructions on how to apply.

 

 

For more infomation, please e-mail sgyamfi@bmcc.cuny.edu