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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Program

  • Website Address
  • https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/yybull.php
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • 6225 Brandon Ave.
  • Suite 315
  • Springfield , VA 22150
  • Email Address
  • goldh2o@vacoxmail.com
  • Application Deadline
  • January 29, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • 250
  • Maximum Amount
  • $7,500
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate.

    The purpose of the 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.

    Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the succeeding academic year. Junior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of two years (4 semesters) of scholarship support, and senior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of one year (2 semesters) of scholarship support.

    Students who plan to study medicine are eligible for a Goldwater Scholarship only if they plan a research career rather than a career as a practicing physician with emphasis on the clinical practice of medicine and patient care. For a full list of acceptable undergraduate majors, for full details or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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