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Scholarships and Fellowships:

Goldwater Scholarship

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

Deadline: 2013-12-09 (Internal)

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M. 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 careers in these fields.

Eligibility

Outstanding record and a concentration in natural science, mathematics, or engineering. Candidates must be in their second or third year of full-time study and must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents.

Term

Varies

Support

Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for 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 of scholarship support, and senior-level scholarship recipients are eligible for a maximum of one year of scholarship support.

Application Process

Candidates must be nominated by the University. To be considered for nomination students must complete the on-line application and submit all required supplemental paperwork (transcripts, etc.) by the December internal competition deadline. The on-line application and additional supplementary forms are available at the above web site.

Learn More

For more information, please contact Professor Timko, Department of Biology. INFORMATION SESSION: noon, November 13, 2012, in the Scott Room of the Harrison Institute.