Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Award Amount:
$7500 annually
Number of Awards:
300 nationwide
 Deadline:
1/1/2010

 

[General Scholarship Description]
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program was created to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering and to foster excellence in those fields.


[General Scholarship Criteria]
This scholarship is available to: College Sophomore / College Junior

UO Majors: Biochemistry / Biology / Computer and information science / Environmental science / General science / Geological sciences / Mathematics / Mathematics and computer science


To be considered for nomination as a Goldwater Scholar, a student must: 1) Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education during the 2009-10 academic year. "Sophomore" is defined as a student who plans two more years of full-time undergraduate study beginning September 2010. Sophomore nominees can expect to receive a maximum of two years of support. Students in two-year colleges who plan to transfer to a baccalaureate program at another institution may be nominated. "Junior" is defined as a student who plans one more year of full-time undergraduate study beginning September 2010. Junior nominees can expect to receive a maximum of one year of support. 2) Have a college grade-point average of at least "B" (or the equivalent) and be in the upper fourth of his or her class. 3) Be a United States citizen, a resident alien, or, in the case of nominees from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a United States national. Nominations from resident aliens must include a letter of the nominee's intent to obtain U.S. citizenship and a photocopy of the Alien Registration Card.



[Scholarship Application Information]
This is an Off-Campus scholarship. On-campus scholarships are administered by the university, its departments or affiliated organizations. Off-campus scholarships are administered by entities that are not affiliated with the University of Oregon.

Contact Information:
UO College of Arts & Sciences, Dean's Office
114 Friendly Hall

Eugene , OR 97403

541-346-3902
Website: http://www.act.org/goldwater

Application Information:
Candidates must be nominated by their college or university and applications are not accepted directly from candidates. An internal campus deadline will be established for those wishing to receive a nomination. A University of Oregon campus committee will review applications and select up to 4 candidates to be nominated. The UO faculty representative is Dr. Dietrich Belitz, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Contact the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office (cas@cas.uoregon.edu) to learn more about being nominated.

This scholarship is renewable.

[University of Oregon Scholarship Search]
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