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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program Benefits

Program Description

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award offered to college juniors and seniors preparing for a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. To be considered, a student must be nominated by his or her college or university using the official nomination materials provided to each institution.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a U.S. national, citizen, or legal alien who is a current or prospective student in mathematics, natural sciences or engineering; and has been accepted or are enrolled in an accredited degree program, college or university.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

Students cannot apply directly for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships but must be nominated by a faculty representative from their college or university. Each institution may nominate a limited number of students. You can identify your school's Faculty Representative through the "Faculty Representative Locator" tool on the following website:
More detailed information about the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships and the application process may be found on the Foundation's website: