» Goldwater Scholarships

Purpose: Barry Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates who are studying mathematics, natural sciences or engineering and who intend to pursue a research career.


  • College sophomores or juniors
  • US citizens or those on US resident visas
  • Must be studying mathematics, natural sciences or engineering
  • Must intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of the above disciplines

Candidate Profile: Academically outstanding undergraduates who can make a compelling case that they intend to and will actually pursue a research career in mathematics, natural sciences or engineering.

Award: Up to $7,500 per year for a maximum of two years to pay for tuition, fees, books,and room and board.

Deadline: Late January

Website: http://www.act.org/goldwater

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