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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Deadline: 
Friday, December 11, 2015
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Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

 

Outstanding UCLA sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue careers in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering are invited to apply for a Goldwater Scholarship of $7,500 per year

                        

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation will award up to 300 merit-based educational scholarships to college sophomores and juniors throughout the United States.  Each scholarship will cover eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room & board up to $7,500 annually.  Sophomore level scholarship recipients will be eligible for two years of support and junior level recipients, for one year of support.

 

You cannot apply directly for a Goldwater Scholarship.  You must first be nominated by UCLA.  In order to be considered for UCLA nomination you must:

 

  • Be a sophomore or junior pursuing a bachelor's degree on a full-time basis.  “Sophomore" is defined as a student who plans two more years of full-time undergraduate study beginning September 2016.  "Junior" is defined as a student who plans one more year of full-time undergraduate study beginning September 2016.

 

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate field of study that will lead to a career in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering

 

  • Have an overall college grade point average of at least 3.0

 

  • Be a U.S. citizen, a resident alien, or a U.S. national

 

  • To complete and submit nomination materials, please contact the Scholarship Resource Center at src@college.ucla.edu, call us at (310) 206-2875, or stop by in person at 233 Covel Commons. The UCLA Campus Deadline is:

 

Friday, December 11