Goldwater Scholarship Open for Applications

    Date Posted: 
    Tuesday, November 17, 2020

    The Goldwater Scholarship awards up to $7500 to sophomores and juniors who are majoring in STEM fields and who have undertaken, or who want to pursue, a research-based graduate degree and career. The application for the 2021 competition is open. Complete your pre-application today! See the flyer. Review the press release.

    The Goldwater Scholarship Program, one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics in the United States, seeks to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this Nation’s next generation of research leaders in these fields.

    The characteristics the Foundation seeks in a Goldwater Scholar include:

    • strong commitment to a research career in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering,
    • effective display of intellectual intensity in the sciences, mathematics and engineering, and
    • potential for a significant future contribution to research in their chosen field.

    To learn more about the Goldwater Scholarship, check out their website,, or contact Students may schedule an advising appointment on Trellis with Danielle,, or Karna,