The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry 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 research careers in these fields.
Nomination Process: Each campus can nominate 4 undergraduates; campus nominations due October. Full application due last Friday in January..
Selection Criteria: Extensive undergraduate research experience and a high GPA (usually greater than 3.7). Only sophomores and juniors can apply.
How to apply: Follow the steps in the nomination process.
CSUMB Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Awardees
Emily King, Honorable Mention, Marine Science 2015
Beth Alger, Honorable Mention, Biology, 2015